Syneresis
Syneresis \Syn*er"e*sis\, n. Same as {Syn[ae]resis}. [1913 Webster]

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  • syneresis — [si ner′ə sis] n. pl. synereses [si ner′əsēz΄] [ModL < Gr synairesis, a taking or drawing together < syn , together + hairein, to take] 1. the drawing together of two consecutive vowels or syllables into one syllable, esp. so as to form a… …   English World dictionary

  • Syneresis — Synaeresis Syn*[ae]r e*sis, Syneresis Syn*er e*sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a taking or drawing together, fr. ? to take together; sy n with + ? to take, to grasp. See {Syn }, and {Heresy}.] (Gram.) The union, or drawing together into one syllable, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • syneresis — sinerezė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Savaiminis skysčio išsiskyrimas iš gelio. atitikmenys: angl. syneresis rus. синерезис …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • syneresis — US var. of SYNAERESIS. * * * syneresis see synæresis …   Useful english dictionary

  • syneresis — noun Etymology: Late Latin synaeresis, from Greek synairesis, from synairein to contract, from syn + hairein to take Date: circa 1577 1. synizesis 2. the separation of liquid from a gel caused by contraction …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • syneresis — См. sinèresi …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • syneresis — /si ner euh sis/, n. 1. synaeresis. 2. Physical Chem. the contraction of a gel accompanied by the exudation of liquid. [1570 80; var. of SYNAERESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • syneresis — 1. The contraction of a gel, e.g., a blood clot, by which part of the dispersion medium is squeezed out. 2. Degeneration of the vitreous humor with loss of gel consistency to become partially or completely fluid. [G. synairesis, a taking or… …   Medical dictionary

  • syneresis — n. (Linguistics) contraction of two consecutive vowels into one syllable (especially to form a diphthong) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • syneresis — [sɪ nɪərɪsɪs] noun (plural synereses si:z) 1》 the contraction of two vowels into a diphthong or single vowel. 2》 Chemistry the contraction of a gel accompanied by the separating out of liquid. Origin C16: via late L. from Gk sunairesis, based on… …   English new terms dictionary

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