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synthesisnoun

uk   us   /ˈsɪn.θə.sɪs/

synthesis noun (CHEMICAL PRODUCTION)

[U] specialized chemistry the production of a substance from simpler materials after a chemical reaction

synthesis noun (MIX)

[C] (plural syntheses ) formal the mixing of different ideas, influences, or things to make a whole that is different, or new: He describes his latest record as "a synthesis of African and Latin rhythms".
Translations of “synthesis”
in Vietnamese sự tổng hợp…
in Spanish síntesis…
in Thai การสังเคราะห์…
in Malaysian sintesis…
in French synthèse…
in German die Synthese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 化學生產, 合成…
in Indonesian sintesis…
in Russian синтез…
in Turkish sentez, bireşim, terkip…
in Chinese (Simplified) 化学生产, 合成…
in Polish synteza…
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