HyperDic: artefact

English > 1 sense of the word artefact:
NOUNTopsartefact, artifacta man-made object taken as a whole
English > artefact: 1 sense > noun 1, Tops
MeaningA man-made object taken as a whole.
NarrowerAmericanaAny artifact (such as books or furniture or art) that is distinctive of America
anachronismAn artifact that belongs to another time / time
antiquityAn artifact surviving from the past
articleOne of a class of artifacts
blockA solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
building materialmaterial used for constructing buildings
buttonAny artifact that resembles a button
commodity, trade good, goodarticles of commerce
coneAny cone-shaped artifact
coveringAn artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
creationAn artifact that has been brought into existence by someone
decker(often used in combinations) something constructed with multiple levels
decoration, ornament, ornamentationSomething used to beautify
electroplateAny artifact that has been plated with a thin coat of metal by electrolysis
excavationA hole in the ground made by excavating
extra, duplicateSomething additional of the same kind
fabric, cloth, material, textileartifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting / crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
facilitySomething designed and created to serve a particular function and to afford a particular convenience / convenience or service
facility, installationA building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
fixtureAn object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)
floatSomething that floats on the surface of water
insert, insetAn artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
instrumentality, instrumentationAn artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
layer, bedSingle thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
lemon, stinkerAn artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory
lineSomething (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
markerSome conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something
mystificationSomething designed to mystify or bewilder / bewilder
openingA vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made
padding, cushioningartifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort
paving, pavement, paving materialmaterial used to pave an area
plaything, toyAn artifact designed to be played with
ready-madeA manufactured artifact (as a garment or piece of furniture) that is made in advance and available for purchase
restorationSome artifact that has been restored or reconstructed
sheet, flat solidA flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
sphereAny spherically shaped artifact
squareAny artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles
squeakerAny artifact that makes a squeaking sound when used
strip, slipartifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
structure, constructionA thing constructed
surfaceThe outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
thingAn artifact
trackA pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels
wayAny artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
weightAn artifact that is heavy
Broaderwhole, unitAn assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity
Oppositenatural objectAn object occurring naturally
Adjectivesartifactual, artefactualof or relating to artifacts

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