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synthesis (n.)

1610年代, “演绎推理”, 来自拉丁文 synthesis “集合, 设置, 衣服的套装, 组成(药物)”, 来自希腊文 synthesis “组成, 一个放在一起”, 来自 syntithenai “放在一起, 组合”, 来自 syn- “在一起” (见 syn-) + tithenai “放, 放”, 来自PIE根 *dhe- “设置, 放” 的重读形式. 1733年起作“把部分组合成整体”. 早期在中古英语中借作 sintecis (15世纪中叶). 复数 syntheses.

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Definitions of synthesis from WordNet

synthesis (n.)
the process of producing a chemical compound (usually by the union of simpler chemical compounds);
synthesis (n.)
the combination of ideas into a complex whole;
Synonyms: synthetic thinking
synthesis (n.)
reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect);
Synonyms: deduction / deductive reasoning
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