from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The interaction of two or more agents or forces so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects.
- n. Cooperative interaction among groups, especially among the acquired subsidiaries or merged parts of a corporation, that creates an enhanced combined effect.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Behavior of a system that cannot be predicted by the behavior of its parts.
- n. Combined action; the combined healthy action of every organ of a particular system; as, the digestive synergy.
- n. An interaction between drugs where the effects are stronger than their mere sum.
- n. Benefits resulting from combining two different groups, people, objects or processes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Combined action.
- n. An effect of the interaction of the actions of two agents such that the result of the combined action is greater than expected as a simple additive combination of the two agents acting separately; -- also called synergism.. Opposite to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A correlation or concourse of action between different organs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects
A good example, IMHO, of the book experience and film experience working in synergy is L.A. Confidential.
There are answers to commonly-asked questions; suggestionsabout how to get started, and why to blog at all; a section on “humor”, by a veteran blogger; and a discussion of tools other than blogging to get your message across, including how these tools can work in synergy with blogging.
In all seriousness, the goal of work-life synergy is a much kinder and gentler goal for us because each and every day is different.
Sevikian is the only one of these Parisian fashion entrepreneurs who is not on twitter, but she believes in synergy and is very proud to see women as entrepreneurs fighting to develop what they have deep inside.
Improved variants of GFP and GFP-like proteins in synergy with high-resolution microscopes, computational techniques and powerful theoretical approaches are currently fuelling a scientific revolution focused on quantitative analyses of complex biological systems.
The rebounding William Morrow, smelling a blockbuster and all hopped up on the hormone known as synergy, paid $1.75 million before lunch.
How do we create the right conditions for CI and IG to work in synergy?
I do really value it … I never really believed in synergy up til now ..
Now, with that explanation I believe that you can see where these two technologies can work in synergy to solve some of the current problems.
TX Formula has vitamins A, B5, C, and E, working in synergy to retain skin?
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