• (adj): (weapons) using non-nuclear energy for propulsion or destruction.
    Example: "Conventional warfare"; "conventional weapons"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on conventional:

Conventional Electrical Unit - Conversion To SI Units
... Unit Definition SI equivalent (CODATA 2006) conventional volt see above V90 = (KJ–90/KJ) V = V conventional ohm see above Ω90 = (RK/RK–90) Ω = Ω conventional ampere A90 = V90/Ω90 A90 = A conventional ...
Lundberg Family Farms - Business Model
... portion they use one insecticide, eight selected herbicides, some conventional fertilizers, and fewer cover crops ... The conventional methods mean less labor and less cost, allowing the company to compete in conventional markets ...
Simplified Sewerage
... the back yard, rather than in the centre of the road as with conventional sewerage ... management arrangements in place to remove blockages, which are more frequent than with conventional sewers ... Simplified sewerage is sometimes also referred to as conventional sewerage with appropriate standards, implying that most conventional sewers are overdesigned ...
Abrasive Machining - Abrasives
... They can be grouped based on their hardness into two categories conventional abrasives and superabrasives ... Conventional abrasive materials have been used by man since the advent of machining ... Conventional abrasives can suitably machine most materials ...
Comfy Canapé
... game bridge, CoCa or Comfy Canapé is a conventional defense against opposing 1NT openings ... both a double as well as a 2♣ overcall are conventional and establish spades and hearts, respectively as anchor suits ... Higher overcalls (2♦/♥/♠) can be either natural (single suiters), or conventional (as explained below) ...

More definitions of "conventional":

  • (adj): Conforming with accepted standards.
    Example: "A conventional view of the world"
    Synonyms: established
  • (adj): In accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past.
    Example: "A conventional church wedding with the bride in traditional white"; "the conventional handshake"
  • (adj): Rigidly formal or bound by convention.
    Synonyms: ceremonious
  • (adj): Unimaginative and conformist.
    Example: "Conventional bourgeois lives"; "conventional attitudes"
  • (adj): Represented in simplified or symbolic form.
    Synonyms: formal, schematic
  • (adj): Following accepted customs and proprieties.
    Example: "Conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"

Famous quotes containing the word conventional:

    No one who has lived even for a fleeting moment for something other than life in its conventional sense and has experienced the exaltation that this feeling produces can then renounce his new freedom so easily.
    André Breton (1896–1966)

    A murderer is regarded by the conventional world as something almost monstrous, but a murderer to himself is only an ordinary man.... It is only if the murderer is a good man that he can be regarded as monstrous.
    Graham Greene (1904–1991)

    It will be a pity if women in the more conventional mould are to be phased out, for there will never be anyone to go home to.
    Anita Brookner (b. 1938)