HyperDic: synaeresis

English > 2 senses of the word synaeresis:
NOUNprocesssynaeresis, syneresisthe contraction of two vowels into a diphthong
processsynaeresis, syneresisthe separation of liquid / liquid from a gel that is caused by contraction (as in cheese making)
English > synaeresis: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe contraction of two vowels into a diphthong.
Synonymsyneresis
Broaderlinguistic processA process involved in human language
Spanishsinéresis
Catalansinèresi
English > synaeresis: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe separation of liquid / liquid from a gel that is caused by contraction (as in cheese making).
Synonymsyneresis
Broaderchemical process, chemical change, chemical action(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
Spanishsinéresis
Catalansinèresi

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