synthesis

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the process of combining things to form a whole
  • noun the process of producing a compound by a chemical reaction

Computing

  • noun the process of producing something artificially from a number of smaller elements

Electronics

  • The proper combination of elements, components, substances, and so on, to form a given whole. Examples include the synthesis of digital speech, musical sounds, circuits with a given response, or chemical compounds.

Food

  • noun the process of combining different ideas or objects into a new whole
  • noun a new unified whole resulting from the combination of different ideas or objects
  • noun the formation of compounds through chemical reactions involving simpler compounds or elements

Media Studies

  • noun the production of music or speech using an electronic synthesiser

Medical

  • noun in psychiatry, the fusing together of all the various elements of the personality
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