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 (ā-sĭng′krə-nĭz′əm) or a·syn·chron·y (-krə-nē)
Lack of temporal concurrence; absence of synchronism.

a·syn′chro·nous (-nəs) adj.
a·syn′chro·nous·ly adv.
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(æˈsɪŋkrəˌnɪzəm; eɪ-) or


a lack of synchronism; occurrence at different times
aˈsynchronous adj
aˈsynchronously adv
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(eɪˈsɪŋ krəˌnɪz əm)

also a•syn′chro•ny,

a lack of synchronism or coincidence in time.
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the absence of concurrent time. Cf. synchronism.asynchronic, adj.asynchrony, n.
See also: Time
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.asynchronism - the relation that exists when things occur at unrelated times; "the stimulus produced a desynchronizing of the brain waves"
temporal relation - a relation involving time
synchroneity, synchronicity, synchronisation, synchronism, synchronization, synchronizing, synchrony - the relation that exists when things occur at the same time; "the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves"
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