Translation of synthesis in Spanish:

synthesis

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪnθəsəs; ˈsɪnθəsɪs/

noun/nombre (plural -theses /-θəsiːz/)

  • 1 c and u (bringing together) síntesis (feminine)
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    • Papers cited, many of which are either specific references to original ideas or syntheses of broad areas or topics, contain extensive bibliographic references to original data sources.
    • I think a productive blog session would consciously use analyses like this as well as syntheses that provide the substance for such findings.
    • He had plenty to play with: Postwar America was full of new musical syntheses.
  • 2 countable/numerable [Philos] síntesis (feminine)
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    • It is also to be noted that the dialectical process is not simply from thesis and antithesis to final synthesis; it is an eternal, open-ended spiral of development.
    • This antithesis found its synthesis in Stoicism, the philosophy of both master and slave… and so on.
    • Every synthesis becomes a new thesis, which becomes the target of a new antithesis.
  • 3 u and c [Chemistry/Química] síntesis (feminine)
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    • Polymerization is another type of chemical reaction employed in organic synthesis to couple small monomeric units into a much larger chain.
    • Other compounds function in chemical analysis and in synthesis in a chemistry laboratory of organic compounds.
    • The advent of chemistry and chemical synthesis, however, saw their steady decline.

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