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Meaning of SYNCHRONOUS

Pronunciation:  'singkrunus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  (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
 

SYNCHRONOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: at the same time(p), coetaneous, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coincident, coincidental, coinciding, concurrent, contemporaneous, contemporary, cooccurring, in parallel(p), parallel, simultaneous, synchronal, synchronic, synchronised, synchronized
 
 Antonyms: asynchronous
 
 See Also: descriptive

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Syn"chro*nous\, a. [Gr. ?; sy`n with + ? time. Cf.
{Chronicle}.]
Happening at the same time; simultaneous. --
{Syn"chro*nous*ly}, adv.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

1. Two or more processes that depend upon the occurrences of specific events such as common timing signals.

2. Occurring at the same time or at the same rate or with a regular or predictable time relationship or sequence.

Opposite: asynchronous.

 

 

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