(also synthetize /-ˌtīz/)
- 1Make (something) by synthesis, especially chemically: man synthesizes new chemical poisons and sprays the countryside wholesaleMore example sentences
- The light energy is used to split apart carbon dioxide and synthesize the carbon-based molecules of life.
- Once completed, each half of the DNA ladder can form a new DNA molecule with the identical genetic code because of specific chemical catalysts that help synthesize the complementary strand.
- Reduction reactions are also used by chemists to synthesize pharmaceuticals, textiles, dyes, paints, and a multitude of other important products.
- 1.1Combine (a number of things) into a coherent whole: pupils should synthesize the data they have gathered Darwinian theory has been synthesized with modern geneticsMore example sentences
- Even then, the relative strengths and weaknesses of all of this (often conflicting) information has to be synthesised into a coherent whole.
- In this way, a project arose that sought to combine and synthesize both advanced Western democratic and ancient tribal values.
- These dual qualities gave me occasion to explore my growing interest in synthesizing Traditional and Modern design, adding to the appeal of the project on a personal level.
- 1.2Produce (sound) electronically: trigger chips that synthesize speech (as adjective synthesized) synthesized chordsMore example sentences
- In all cases, these MIDI features make it possible to interact directly with a computer and to control synthesized sounds as you play.
- Although synthesized speech sounds nearly human, there is an element of everyday speech that automated methods lack.
- Quite obviously, the first thing was the sound: it was bigger, stronger and sounded less tinny and synthesized.
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