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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.


(æˈsɪŋkrəˌnɪzəm; eɪ-) or


a lack of synchronism; occurrence at different times
aˈsynchronous adj
aˈsynchronously adv


(eɪˈsɪŋ krəˌnɪz əm)

also a•syn′chro•ny,

a lack of synchronism or coincidence in time.


the absence of concurrent time. Cf. synchronism.asynchronic, adj.asynchrony, n.
See also: Time
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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Due to asynchronism, the sampling time should be scheduled to be equal for discretization.
Our design means that the grab can be moved absolutely vertical and without rotating, even if there is a slight asynchronism or one of the hoists comes to a stop," Lindhout continues.
In these patients, the prevalence of the QRS complex duration > 120 ms is of 25-50%, the left-bundle block is of 15-27% and atrial-ventricular asynchronism is 35%.
Asynchronism suggests that one side can be compensated well after it has given up something.