artefact

   A product of human manufacture or art, e.g. tools of bone, stone, etc., paintings, engravings. In caves, tools are often buried in sediment. (Scientific attention should be drawn to the finding of artefacts in caves [25].)

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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  • Artéfact — Artefact Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Image de radar météorologique. Artefact de réflexion d un nuage d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • artefact — [ artefakt ] n. m. • 1905; mot angl., aussi artifact (1821); du lat. artis factum « fait de l art » ♦ Didact. Anglic. Phénomène d origine humaine, artificielle (dans l étude de faits naturels). ♢ Spécialt, méd. Toute altération produite… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • artefact — ARTEFÁCT s.n. (anat.) Falsă imagine care apare în preparatele histologice din cauza unor procedee greşite de fixare sau de colorare (pe lama microscopului). – Din fr. artefact. Trimis de romac, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  artefáct s. n., pl.… …   Dicționar Român

  • artefact — n. same as {artifact}. Syn: artifact. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Artefact — (v. lat.), Kunsterzeugniß …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • artefact — (n.) older and alternative spelling of ARTIFACT (Cf. artifact) (n.). Related: Artefactual; artefactually …   Etymology dictionary

  • artefact — ‘a product of human art or workmanship’, is the more common spelling in BrE; in AmE artifact, corresponding to pronunciation rather than etymology (Latin arte factum, ‘made by [human] art’), is dominant …   Modern English usage

  • artefact — (US artifact) ► NOUN ▪ a functional or decorative man made object. ORIGIN from Latin arte using art + factum something made …   English terms dictionary

  • artefact — [ärt′ə fakt΄] n. Brit. var. of ARTIFACT …   English World dictionary

  • Artefact — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Un artéfact ou artefact est un effet (lat. factum) artificiel (lat. ars, artis). Le terme désigne à l origine un phénomène créé de toute pièce par les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • artefact */ — UK [ˈɑː(r)tɪˌfækt] / US [ˈɑrtɪfækt] noun [countable] Word forms artefact : singular artefact plural artefacts an object that was made a long time ago and is historically important, for example a tool or weapon …   English dictionary

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