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syn·chro·nous

 (sĭng′krə-nəs, sĭn′-)
adj.
1. Occurring or existing at the same time. See Synonyms at contemporary.
2. Moving or operating at the same rate: synchronous motors.
3.
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.

synchronous

(ˈsɪŋkrənəs)
adj
1. occurring at the same time; contemporaneous
2. (General Physics) physics (of periodic phenomena, such as voltages) having the same frequency and phase
3. occurring or recurring exactly together and at the same rate: the synchronous flapping of a bird's wings.
[C17: from Late Latin synchronus, from Greek sunkhronos, from syn- + khronos time]
ˈsynchronously adv
ˈsynchronousness n

syn•chro•nous

(ˈsɪŋ krə nəs)

adj.
1. occurring at the same time; coinciding in time; contemporaneous; simultaneous.
2. going on at the same rate and exactly together; recurring together.
3. (of two or more electrical devices) having the same frequency or period; in phase.
[1660–70; < Late Latin synchronus < Greek sýnchronos=syn- syn- + -chronos, adj. derivative of chrónos time; see -ous]
syn′chro•nous•ly, adv.
syn′chro•nous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.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 - concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents; "synchronic linguistics"
asynchronous - not synchronous; not occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
2.synchronous - (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that requires a common clock signal (a timing reference) between the communicating devices in order to coordinate their transmissions
asynchronous - (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that does not require a common clock between the communicating devices; timing signals are derived from special characters in the data stream itself

synchronous

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

synchronous

[ˈsɪŋkrənəs] ADJsincrónico, síncrono

synchronous

adjgleichzeitig; (Comput) → synchron
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He is more inclined to believe that the expulsion of the foe from England was synchronous with widespread victories by the allies upon the continent, and that the people of England merely emigrated from their ruined cities and their devastated, blood-drenched fields to the mainland, in the hope of finding, in the domain of the conquered enemy, cities and farms which would replace those they had lost.
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8220;Design engineers typically design synchronous belt drives over roller chain for a longer life - an average of over three times the typical life of a roller chain drive - as well as the fact that they require no lubrication and are much quieter,” said Alan Romagnolo, Synchronous Product Line Manager at Gates Corporation.
This release is the second version of Solid Edge to incorporate Siemens PLM Software's breakthrough synchronous technology, the first history-free, feature-based modeling capability that serves as a fundamental tool in helping customers react to the market faster.
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, announced on Tuesday (26 May) Solid Edge software with Synchronous Technology 2.
Real-time synchronous replication is the most effective type of replication for high-availability clusters and server failover in a LAN environment, since the data is completely identical at all times between the primary and secondary storage server.
Not the least of these is the fact that newer technology allows synchronous events.
Configured as 64K, 128K or 256K x 72-bit-wide devices, the FLEx72 family provides up to 24 Gbps of bandwidth and allows for easy interface to wide buses; operating up to 167 MHz, they provide a synchronous SRAM interface to processors, DSPs, FPGAs and ASICs.
On a much smaller scale, Professor Sharon Lightner, at San Diego State University, uses the Internet to conduct a remote synchronous accounting class internationally.