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synthesis US English

Combination or composition, in particular

synthesis US Thesaurus

the synthesis of their diverse styles makes for a wonderful new sound in country music

synthesis gas US English

A mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen produced industrially, especially from coal, and used as a feedstock in making synthetic chemicals

Perkin's reaction US English

Any of a number of reactions discovered by Perkin, especially that in which, typically, an arylacrylic acid is formed by the condensation of an aromatic aldehyde with the anhydride of an aliphatic acid, in the presence of the sodium salt of the latter.

malonic ester synthesis in malonic ester US English

The diethyl ester, CH2(COOC2H5)2, of malonic acid, which is a liquid widely used in synthesis, as of carboxylic acids RR′C(COOH)2 or RR′CHCOOH by alkylation with alkyl halides (malonic ester synthesis).

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