Definition of synthesize in English:

synthesize

Syllabification: syn·the·size
Pronunciation: /ˈsinTHiˌsīz
 
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(also synthetize /-ˌtīz/)

verb

[with object]
  • 1Make (something) by synthesis, especially chemically: man synthesizes new chemical poisons and sprays the countryside wholesale
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    • 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 genetics
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    • 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 chords
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    • 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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