a sensation produced in one modality when a stimulus is applied to another modality, as when the hearing of a certain sound induces the visualization of a certain color.
the usual US spelling of synaesthesia
synesthesia syn·es·the·sia (sĭn’ĭs-thē’zhə)
A condition in which one type of stimulation evokes the sensation of another, as when the hearing of a sound produces the visualization of a color.
A sensation felt in one part of the body as a result of stimulus that is applied to another, as in referred pain.
syn’es·thet’ic (-thět’ĭk) adj.
networking To flood another machine with bogus TCP/IP SYN requests. (1997-04-07)
noun 1. synthetic fuel.
noun 1. synthetic fuel. synfuels [(sin-fyooh-uhlz)] Short for synthetic fuels. Synfuels are substances made through the extraction of petroleum or coal from minerals found in the western United States. Note: The cost of synfuels is presently too high to make them commercially attractive.
noun, Biology. 1. union of gametes, as in fertilization or conjugation; sexual reproduction. noun 1. other names for sexual reproduction syngamy syn·ga·my (sĭng’gə-mē) n. The fusion of two gametes in fertilization. syn·gam’ic (sĭn-gām’ĭk) or syn’ga·mous (sĭng’gə-məs) adj. syngamy (sĭng’gə-mē) The fusion of two gametes in fertilization.