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syn·chron·ic

 (sĭn-krŏn′ĭk, sĭng-)
adj.
1. Synchronous.
2. Of or relating to the study of phenomena, such as linguistic features, or of events of a particular time, without reference to their historical context.

syn·chron′i·cal·ly adv.

synchronic

(sɪnˈkrɒnɪk)
adj
1. concerned with the events or phenomena at a particular period without considering historical antecedents: synchronic linguistics. Compare diachronic
2. synchronous
synˈchronically adv

syn•chron•ic

(sɪnˈkrɒn ɪk, sɪŋ-)

adj.
of or pertaining to the study of a language as it exists at one point in time without reference to its history: synchronic linguistics. Compare diachronic.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.synchronic - occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase; "recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.; "a synchronous set of clocks"; "the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight"; "synchronous oscillations"
synchronic - concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents; "synchronic linguistics"
2.synchronic - concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents; "synchronic linguistics"
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
synchronal, synchronic, synchronous - occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase; "recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.; "a synchronous set of clocks"; "the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight"; "synchronous oscillations"
diachronic, historical - used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time; "diachronic linguistics"
3.synchronic - (of taxa) occurring in the same period of geological time
synchronal, synchronic, synchronous - occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase; "recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.; "a synchronous set of clocks"; "the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight"; "synchronous oscillations"

synchronic

adjective
Belonging to the same period of time as another:
Translations

synchronic

[sɪŋˈkrɒnɪk] ADJsincrónico

synchronic

adj (Ling) → synchronisch
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