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Spanish translation of “synthesis”


noun /ˈsinθəsis/ (plural syntheses /-siːz/)
(something produced through) the process of combining separate parts, eg chemical elements or substances, into a whole Plastic is produced by synthesis His recent book is a synthesis of several of his earlier ideas. synthesize verb ( synthesise) to make (eg a drug) by synthesis Some hormones can be synthesized. synthetic /sinˈθetik/ noun, adjective (a substance) produced artificially by a chemical process nylon and other synthetic materials / synthetics.
(Definition of synthesis from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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