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In general, the noun synthesis (from the ancient Greek σύνθεσις, σύν "with" and θέσις "placing") refers to a combination of two or more entities that together form something new; alternately, it refers to the creating of something by artificial means. The corresponding verb,to synthesize (or synthesise), means to make or form a synthesis.
Synthesis or synthesize may also refer to:
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1 Science
1.1 Chemistry and biochemistry
1.2 Chemical engineering
1.3 Physics
1.4 Electronics
1.5 Speech and sound creation
2 Humanities
3 Politics
4 Media
5 Clothing
6 See also
Science[edit]
Chemistry and biochemistry[edit]
Chemical synthesis, the execution of chemical reactions to form a more complex molecule from chemical precursors
Organic synthesis, the chemical synthesis of organic compounds
Total synthesis, the complete organic synthesis of complex organic compounds, usually without the aid of biological processes
Convergent synthesis or linear synthesis, a strategy to improve the efficiency of multi-step chemical syntheses
Dehydration synthesis, a chemical synthesis resulting in the loss of a water molecule
Paal–Knorr synthesis, a chemical reaction named after Carl Paal and Ludwig Knorr
Biosynthesis, the creation of an organic compound in a living organism, usually aided by enzymes
Photosynthesis, a biochemical reaction using a carbon molecule to produce an organic molecule, using sunlight as a catalyst
Chemosynthesis, the synthesis of biological compounds into organic waste, using methane or an oxidized molecule as a catalyst
Amino acid synthesis, the synthesis of an amino acid from its constituents
Peptide synthesis, the biochemical synthesis of peptides using amino acids
Protein biosynthesis, the multi-step biochemical synthesis of proteins (long peptides)
DNA synthesis, several biochemical processes for making DNA
DNA replication, DNA biosynthesis in vivo
Synthesis (cell cycle)
RNA synthesis, the synthesis of RNA from nucleic acids, using another nucleic acid chain as a template
ATP synthesis, the biochemical synthesis of ATP
Chemical engineering[edit]
Process synthesis, the design of chemical process plants
Physics[edit]
Nucleosynthesis, the process of creating new atomic nuclei from pre-existing nucleons
Electronics[edit]
Logic synthesis, the process of converting a higher-level form of a design into a lower-level implementation
High-level synthesis, an automated design process that interprets an algorithmic description of a desired behavior and creates hardware that implements that behavior
Frequency synthesizer, an electronic system for generating any of a range of frequencies
Speech and sound creation[edit]
Sound synthesis, various methods of sound generation in audio electronics
Wave field synthesis, a spatial audio rendering technique, characterized by creation of virtual acoustic environments
Subtractive synthesis, a method of creating a sound by removing harmonics, characterised by the application of an audio filter to an audio signal
Frequency modulation synthesis, a form of audio synthesis where the timbre of a simple waveform is changed by frequency modulating it with a modulating frequency that is also in the audio range
Speech synthesis, the artificial production of human speech
Humanities[edit]
in philosophy, the end result of a dialectic, as in thesis, antithesis, synthesis a cognitive skill in Benjamin Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives
In philosophy and science, a higher a priori process than analysis in linguistics, a scale denoting the average ratio of…