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The art or process of making a compound by putting the ingredients together, as contrasted with analysis; thus, water is made by synthesis from hydrogen and oxygen; hence, specifically, the building up of complex compounds by special reactions, whereby their component radicals are so grouped that the resulting substances are identical in every respect with the natural articles when such occur; thus, artificial alcohol, urea, indigo blue, alizarin, etc., are made by synthesis.
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
A putting together, a making a whole out of parts: the combination of separate elements of thought into a whole, or reasoning from principles previously established to a conclusion, as opp. to analysis: (gram.) the uniting of ideas into a sentence: (med.) the reunion of parts that have been divided: (chem.) the uniting of elements to form a compound:-pl. SYNTHESES.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. [Greek] Composition, or the putting of two or more things together ;- in chemistry, the uniting of elements to form a compound;-in logic, a combination of facts, principles, ideas, hypothetical assumptions, &c., so as to form a system ;-a mode of treating scientific subjects by beginning with the elements of thoughts, first principles, whether known, or assumed, and propositions either proved or supposed demonstrable, and adding or combining so as to construct a complete theory or complete logical system.
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