elementary geometry, as distinct from analytic geometry.
noun 1. the philosophy of Herbert Spencer, intended as a synthesis of all the sciences.
- Synthetic phonics
noun 1. (functioning as sing) a method of teaching people to read by training them to pronounce sounds associated with particular letters in isolation and then blend them together Compare phonics (sense 2)
- Synthetic polymers
synthetic polymers [(pol-uh-muhrz)] Industrially produced chemical substances consisting of a number of molecules linked together with covalent bonds. Examples include plastics, synthetic fibers such as synthetic rubber.
- Synthetic resin
noun 1. See resin (sense 2)