Associations to the word «Synthesis»


SYNTHESIS, noun. The formation of something complex or coherent by combining simpler things.
SYNTHESIS, noun. (chemistry) The reaction of elements or compounds to form more complex compounds.
SYNTHESIS, noun. (logic) A deduction from the general to the particular.
SYNTHESIS, noun. (philosophy) The combination of thesis and antithesis.
SYNTHESIS, noun. (military) In intelligence usage, the examining and combining of processed information with other information and intelligence for final interpretation; (JP 1-02).
SYNTHESIS, noun. (rhetoric) An apt arrangement of elements of a text, especially for euphony.
SYNTHESIS GAS, noun. (petrochemistry) the gas obtained by heating coal and steam; coal gas

Dictionary definition

SYNTHESIS, noun. The process of producing a chemical compound (usually by the union of simpler chemical compounds).
SYNTHESIS, noun. The combination of ideas into a complex whole.
SYNTHESIS, noun. Reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect).

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King