from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Gram.) The union, or drawing together into one syllable, of two vowels that are ordinarily separated in syllabification; synecphonesis; -- the opposite of
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- noun linguistics, prosody the
contractionof two vowelsinto a diphthongor a long vowel.
- noun chemistry the
separatingout of the liquidfrom a gel.
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- noun the contraction of two vowels into a diphthong
- noun the separation of liquid from a gel that is caused by contraction (as in cheese making)
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At this same locality I also found several horizons of dessication mudcracks, synaeresis mudcracks, and wave-form ripples.
Proof of this is to be found in the confession of linguists, that there are no truly phonetic laws of the hiatus, of cacophony, of diaeresis, of synaeresis, but merely laws of taste and convenience; that is to say, _aesthetic_ laws.
Trinity, the Son and Spirit being referred to one cause , and not compounded or coalesced according to the synaeresis of Sabellius.