HyperDic: synthesis

English > 3 senses of the word synthesis:
NOUNprocesssynthesisthe process of producing a chemical compound (usually by the union of simpler chemical compounds)
cognitionsynthesis, synthetic thinkingthe combination of ideas into a complex whole / whole
cognitionsynthesis, deduction, deductive reasoningreasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
synthesis > pronunciation
Soundssih'nthahsahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > synthesis: 3 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of producing a chemical compound (usually by the union of simpler chemical compounds).
Narrowerbiosynthesis, biogenesisproduction of a chemical compound by a living organism
chemosynthesissynthesis of carbohydrate from carbon dioxide and water
nucleosynthesis(astronomy) the cosmic synthesis of atoms more complex than the hydrogen atom
Broaderchemical process, chemical change, chemical action(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
Spanishsíntesis
Catalansíntesi
Adjectivessyntheticalinvolving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis
Verbssynthesisecombine so as to form a more complex, product
English > synthesis: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe combination of ideas into a complex whole / whole.
Synonymsynthetic thinking
Broaderreasoning, logical thinking, abstract thoughtThinking that is coherent and logical
Oppositeanalysis, analytic thinkingThe abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
Spanishpensamiento sintético, síntesis
Catalanpensament sintètic, síntesi
Adjectivessynthetic, syntheticalinvolving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis
Nounssynthesistan intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
Verbssynthesisecombine so as to form a more complex, product
English > synthesis: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaningreasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect).
Synonymsdeduction, deductive reasoning
Narrowersyllogismdeductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises
Broaderreasoning, logical thinking, abstract thoughtThinking that is coherent and logical
Spanishdeducción, razonamiento deductivo
Catalansíntesi
Adjectivessyntheticof a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation / observation or facts
syntheticalinvolving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis
Verbssynthesisecombine so as to form a more complex, product

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