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English noun: synaeresis

1. synaeresis (process) the contraction of two vowels into a diphthong


Synonymssyneresis


Broader (hypernym)linguistic process

2. synaeresis (process) the separation of liquid from a gel that is caused by contraction (as in cheese making)


Synonymssyneresis


Broader (hypernym)chemical action, chemical change, chemical process









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