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Definition of natural:

  1. A character [] used to contradict, or to remove the effect of, a sharp or flat which has preceded it, and to restore the unaltered note.
  2. A native; an aboriginal.
  3. Applied to an air or modulation of harmony which moves by easy and smooth transitions, digressing but little from the original key.
  4. Begotten without the sanction of law; born out of wedlock; illegitimate; bastard; as, a natural child.
  5. Belonging to, to be taken in, or referred to, some system, in which the base is 1; - said or certain functions or numbers; as, natural numbers, those commencing at 1; natural sines, cosines, etc., those taken in arcs whose radii are 1.
  6. Conformed to the order, laws, or actual facts, of nature; consonant to the methods of nature; according to the stated course of things, or in accordance with the laws which govern events, feelings, etc.; not exceptional or violent; legitimate; normal; regular; as, the natural consequence of crime; a natural death.
  7. Conformed to truth or reality
  8. Connected by the ties of consanguinity.
  9. Fixed or determined by nature; pertaining to the constitution of a thing; belonging to native character; according to nature; essential; characteristic; not artifical, foreign, assumed, put on, or acquired; as, the natural growth of animals or plants; the natural motion of a gravitating body; natural strength or disposition; the natural heat of the body; natural color.
  10. gifts, impulses, etc.
  11. Having the character or sentiments properly belonging to one's position; not unnatural in feelings.
  12. Having to do with existing system to things; dealing with, or derived from, the creation, or the world of matter and mind, as known by man; within the scope of human reason or experience; not supernatural; as, a natural law; natural science; history, theology.
  13. Of or pertaining to a key which has neither a flat nor a sharp for its signature, as the key of C major.
  14. One born without the usual powers of reason or understanding; an idiot.
  15. Produced by natural organs, as those of the human throat, in distinction from instrumental music.
  16. Resembling the object imitated; true to nature; according to the life; - said of anything copied or imitated; as, a portrait is natural.
  17. Springing from true sentiment; not artifical or exaggerated; - said of action, delivery, etc.; as, a natural gesture, tone, etc.


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