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synthesisnoun

uk   us   /ˈsɪn.θə.sɪs/
  • synthesis noun (CHEMICAL PRODUCTION)

[U] specialized chemistry the ​production of a ​substance from ​simplermaterials after a ​chemicalreaction
(Definition of synthesis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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synthesisnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈsɪn·θə·sɪs/ (plural syntheses  /ˈsɪn·θəˌsiz/ )
the ​act of ​combining different ​ideas or things to make a ​whole that is new and different from the ​itemsconsideredseparately: [C] His ​latestalbum is a synthesis of ​African and ​Latinrhythms.
synthesize
verb [T]  us   /ˈsɪn·θəˌsɑɪz/
chemistry The ​chemicalcompound was first synthesized in England in 1874.
(Definition of synthesis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “synthesis”
in Spanish síntesis…
in Vietnamese sự tổng hợp…
in Malaysian sintesis…
in Thai การสังเคราะห์…
in French synthèse…
in German die Synthese…
in Chinese (Simplified) 化学生产, 合成…
in Turkish sentez, bireşim, terkip…
in Russian синтез…
in Indonesian sintesis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 化學生產, 合成…
in Polish synteza…
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