plesiochronous

Computing Dictionary

plesiochronous definition

communications
Nearly synchronised, a term describing a communication system where transmitted signals have the same nominal digital rate but are synchronised on different clocks.
According to ITU-T standards, corresponding signals are plesiochronous if their significant instants occur at nominally the same rate, with any variation in rate being constrained within specified limits.
[Pronunciation? /ples'ee-oh-kroh'nus/?]
(1995-03-02)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: plesimorphism
Words Near: plesiochronous
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for plesiochronous
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing plesiochronous
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature