synergy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n synergy the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Synergy 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 antagonism.
    • Synergy (Med) Combined action
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n synergy A correlation or concourse of action between different organs.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Synergy combined action
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. . See Synergetic
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. synergia, co-operation—syn, together, ergein, to work.

Usage

In literature:

In each moment of our life we entertain some purpose, and to this purpose the synergy of our actions is directed.
"Tragic Sense Of Life" by Miguel de Unamuno
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In news:

But get to know the Washington Park spot and you'll come to understand the synergy between the two entities.
Synergy Closes In on Tap Air Portugal.
To determine if a potential partnership is the right match, share your business strategy, understand each other's core competencies, and check synergy in goals, technology and target markets.
Synergy Production's co-owners Billy Parr and Matthew Rankin write, mix, and record music.
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Maybe corporate synergy isn't such a bad thing, after all.
Create synergy between your advertising and in-person strategy to drive better results and increase ROI.
The Bucks County Commissioners have agreed to fund the Synergy Project for Homeless Teenagers.
Entertainment News Cynthia's Synergy .
Approximately 150 laundry industry professionals from across North America recently attended Synergy VI, a biennial manufacturer/dealer educational conference sponsored by Pellerin Milnor Corp. And American Dryer Corp.
Synergy Solutions donated $300 to Take A Kid Fishing.
Other stories by Synergy Group.
The South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble will present its 16th anniversary spring concert, " Synergy ," at 7:30 pm on Monday, April 16, 2012 at the Performing Arts Center of the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
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In science:

Even such small random correlations are shown to lead to large possible synergy or redundancy, whenever the time window for extracting information from neuronal firing extends to the order of the mean interspike interval.
Redundancy and synergy arising from correlations in large ensembles
The synergy between analytic and computational approaches has already led to dramatic results in the massless Klein-Gordon case.
Characteristic Evolution and Matching
In the coming years we will also see strong synergy between R&D for X-ray FELs and laboratory based laser systems.
TESLA Technical Design Report Part I: Executive Summary
This result reflects a new synergy between two fields that used to be essentially independent: relativistic heavy-ion collisions, and deep inelastic scattering.
Concluding remarks on QCD-N'02 Workshop at Ferrara
There is a natural synergy between the need to address these challenges and current ideas about “Grid” computing.
Summary and Highlights of the 14th Topical Conference on Hadron Collider Physics (HCP2002)
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