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syn·chro·ny

 (sĭng′krə-nē, sĭn′-)
n. pl. syn·chro·nies
Simultaneous occurrence; synchronism.

[From synchronous.]

synchrony

(ˈsɪŋkrənɪ)
n
the state of being synchronous; simultaneity

syn•chro•ny

(ˈsɪŋ krə ni)

n., pl. -nies.
1. simultaneous occurrence; synchronism.
2. a synchronic approach to language study.
[1840–50]

synchronism, synchrony

a coincidence in time; simultaneity. Cf. asynchronism.synchronistic, synchronistical, adj.
See also: Time
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.synchrony - the relation that exists when things occur at the same time; "the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves"
temporal relation - a relation involving time
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