Definition of By artificial means
1. Adverb. Not according to nature; not by natural means. "Artificially induced conditions"
Lexicographical Neighbors of By Artificial Means
Literary usage of By artificial means
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"The regulation of the electric motor is accomplished in some cases by artificial means ; but in the most approved type of electric motors the regulation is ..."
2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1895)
"by the construction of sewers and privy vaults.1 And the fact that the plaintiff appropriates the polluted water by artificial means as, for instance, ..."
3. A Treatise on the Law of Eminent Domain in the United States by John Lewis (1900)
"... or increasing of the flow by artificial means,5" or the pollution v. Haggin, 69 Cal. 255; Emporia v. Soden, 25 Kan. ..."
4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"But the law also prohibits the taking of water by artificial means, and if such taking by artificial means results in special injury to a riparian owner, ..."
5. A Summary of the Law of Public Corporations by Howard Strickland Abbott (1908)
"No liability arises under such circumstances.142 On the other hand, where the accumulations of ice and snow are made by artificial means, or caused by ..."