World English Dictionary
synchronize or synchronise (ˈsɪŋkrəˌnaɪz)
vb (when intr, usually foll by with)
1.  to occur or recur or cause to occur or recur at the same time or in unison
2.  to indicate or cause to indicate the same time: synchronize your watches
3.  to download files, esp music or video files, from a PC to a portable device such as an iPod, or to upload files from the device to a PC
4.  (tr) films to establish (the picture and soundtrack records) in their correct relative position
5.  (tr) to designate (events) as simultaneous
synchronise or synchronise
synchroni'zation or synchronise
synchroni'sation or synchronise
'synchronizer or synchronise
'synchroniser or synchronise

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source

an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines) [syn: synchroscope
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature