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out-of-sync

[out-uh v-singk] /ˈaʊt əvˈsɪŋk/
adjective, adverb
1.
Movies. (in the editing or projection of film) referring to any situation in which the sound does not correspond to the lip movements of an actor or to any other sound source on the screen.
2.
not synchronized.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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out of sync

adjective phrase

Not coinciding or compatible; arrhythmic, esp in relation to something else, a context, etc: his presence just self-consciously regular enough to be out of sync

[1961+; fr the lack of synchronism sometimes noted between a movie or TV image and its sound track]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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