Examples of synthesize in a Sentence
She synthesized the treatment from traditional and modern philosophies of medicine.
He synthesized old and new ideas to form his theory.
Amino acid is synthesized in the body.
Recent Examples of synthesize from the Web
Made from ceramics to withstand high operating temperatures, the cell can synthesize ammonia at record rates—about 500 times faster than MacFarlane's fuel cell.
Software by Palantir can synthesize disparate data sets—social media feeds, federal crime databases, foreclosure lists—to create detailed profiles of people designed to enable faster crime fighting.
The singer’s rendition of the song trades the iconic synthesized drums from the original for a smoother, sexier 808 beat, with synthesizers and light pianos making up the rest of the cover’s euphoric sound.
In 1950 he and an associate synthesized a compound commercially known as Miltown, which turned vicious monkeys into calm, friendly, and alert ones.
These possibilities are close to becoming real thanks to technology that uses digital genetic code to chemically synthesize DNA strands overnight—essentially printing out biological material on demand.
Gene synthesis 1970: Biochemistry professor Har Gobind Khorana becomes the first person to chemically synthesize a gene.
Earlier this year, a team at the University of Lincoln successfully synthesized a new class of antibiotic capable of dealing with some of the superbugs that are beginning to develop around the world.
Searching for a substitute has been an ongoing effort spanning decades, and in 2016, ARL synthesized a compound with some promising results.
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Did You Know?
Synthesize is a very common word in chemistry, since chemists are constantly synthesizing new compounds—that is, synthetic compounds—including drugs and industrial chemicals. It's also often used when talking about writing; nonfiction writers must often synthesize large amounts of material from many sources to produce a book—which represents a synthesis of the important materials. An electronic synthesizercreates new sounds (which may imitate the sounds of acoustic instruments) by generating different basic tones and then manipulating and merging them together with others.
SYNTHESIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of synthesize for English Language Learners
: to make (something) by combining different things
: to combine (things) in order to make something new
: to make (something) from simpler substances through a chemical process
SYNTHESIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of synthesize for Students
- Plants synthesize starch from molecules of glucose.
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