HyperDic: syneresis

English > 2 senses of the word syneresis:
NOUNprocesssyneresis, synaeresisthe contraction of two vowels into a diphthong
processsyneresis, synaeresisthe separation of liquid / liquid from a gel that is caused by contraction (as in cheese making)
English > syneresis: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe contraction of two vowels into a diphthong.
Synonymsynaeresis
Broaderlinguistic processA process involved in human language
Spanishsinéresis
Catalansinèresi
English > syneresis: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe separation of liquid / liquid from a gel that is caused by contraction (as in cheese making).
Synonymsynaeresis
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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