What difference does it make where the molecules are extracted from to
synthesize a lubricant? The advantage of synthetic is that it is a
consistent engineered product with known, controlled structure and
performance. I don't care if the building blocks come from oil,
natural gas, wheat straw or horse dung. If the oil is "synthesized",
or built up from the chemical elements, wherever they are derived
from, the oil is synthetic.
From the Merriam Webster On-Line dictionary:
1 a : the composition or combination of parts or elements so as to
form a whole b : the production of a substance by the union of
chemical elements, groups, or simpler compounds or by the degradation
of a complex compound c : the combining of often diverse conceptions
into a coherent whole; also : the complex so formed
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