<computer programming, specification> The process of deriving (efficient) programs from (clear) specifications.

See also: program transformation.

(01 Feb 1996)

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combining data and information from multiple sources, or of ratings and judgments on separate scoring dimensions in order to arrive at a result or conclusion.

(14 Jan 2009)

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1. <biochemistry, chemistry> The artificial building up of a chemical compound, by the union of its elements or from other suitable starting materials.

2. <psychiatry> The integration of the various elements of the personality, the opposite of analysis.

Origin: Gr. = a putting together, composition

(19 Jan 1998)

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