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  1. Plural of organic

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Extensive Definition

Organic may refer to:
Materials and substances:
See also Biological material (disambiguation)
Farming, certification and products:
  • Organic agriculture, that which relies on ecosystem management rather than external agricultural inputs
  • Organic certification, accreditation process for producers of organic food and other organic agricultural products
  • Organic movement, organizations and individuals involved in the promotion of sustainable agriculture and organic farming
  • Organic products, those certified organic
    • Organic food, produced through organic methods, including fruit, vegetables, and meat
    • Organic cotton, clothes and textiles made from organic produced cotton
    • Organic cosmetics, Cosmetic products manufactured by using certified organic botanicals' extracts (organic hydrosol)
    • Organic supplements, dietary supplements manufactured using USDA certified organic ingredients and processes
  • Organic computing, computing systems with properties of self-configuration, self-optimization, self-healing, and/or self-protection
  • Organic search, search results through unpaid search engine listings, rather than through paid advertisements
  • Organic semiconductor, an organic compound that exhibits similar properties to inorganic semiconductors
  • Wetware computer (or organic computer), a computer built from living neurons and ganglions
  • Organic search engine, search engine which uses a combination of human operators and computer algorithms
Economics and Business:
  • Organic growth, business expansion through increasing output and sales as opposed to mergers, acquisitions and take-overs
  • Organic organization, one which is flexible and has a flat structure
  • Organic (military), a military unit predominantly of one type (armour, infantry, artillery, etc.) may incorporate subunits of a different type, to improve combined arms capability e.g. organic artillery, organic armour
  • Organic (model), forms, methods and patterns found in living systems, often used as a metaphor for non-living things.
  • Organicism, the biological doctrine which stresses the organization, rather than the composition, of organisms
  • Organic disease, involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs.
  • Biological process, or organic process

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organics in Danish: Organisk
organics in German: Organisch
organics in Spanish: Orgánico
organics in Irish: Orgánach
organics in Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Organic (disambiguation)
organics in Simple English: Organic
organics in Swedish: Organisk
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