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 (sĭng′krə-nəs, sĭn′-)
1. Occurring or existing at the same time. See Synonyms at contemporary.
2. Moving or operating at the same rate: synchronous motors.
a. Having identical periods.
b. Having identical period and phase: synchronous oscillations.
c. Relating to or being a satellite that orbits a celestial body at a speed that matches the body's rotation, thus remaining stationary as observed from the body's surface.
d. Synchronized by an electronic clock: synchronous signaling.

[From Late Latin synchronus, from Greek sunkhronos : sun-, syn- + khronos, time.]

syn′chro·nous·ly adv.
syn′chro·nous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.synchronously - in synchrony; in a synchronous manner; "in four-chambered hearts, the two auricles move synchronously"


At the same time:
Idioms: all at once, all together.
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