synchronous

[sing-kruh-nuhs]
adjective
1.
occurring at the same time; coinciding in time; contemporaneous; simultaneous.
2.
going on at the same rate and exactly together; recurring together.
3.
Physics, Electricity. having the same frequency and zero phase difference.
4.
Computers, Telecommunications. of, pertaining to, or operating using fixed-time intervals controlled by a clock (opposed to asynchronous ).
5.
Aerospace. geostationary.

Origin:
1660–70; < Late Latin synchronus < Greek sýnchronos, equivalent to syn- syn- + chrón(os) time + -os adj. suffix; see -ous

synchronously, adverb
synchronousness, noun
nonsynchronous, adjective
nonsynchronously, adverb
nonsynchronousness, noun
unsynchronous, adjective
unsynchronously, adverb
unsynchronousness, noun
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synchronous (ˈsɪŋkrənəs)
 
adj
1.  occurring at the same time; contemporaneous
2.  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]
 
'synchronously
 
adv
 
'synchronousness
 
n

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synchronous
1669, "existing or happening at the same time," from L.L. synchronus "simultaneous," from Gk. synchronos "happening at the same time," from syn- "together" + khronos "time." Meaning "recurring at the same successive instants of time" is attested from 1677.
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synchronous syn·chro·nous (sĭng'krə-nəs, sĭn'-)
adj.
Occurring or existing at the same time.

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Example sentences
Whether heightened tolerance is due specifically to rowing synchronously remains unclear.
The experimenter then stroked both the obscured real hand and the visible fake hand synchronously.
It can be compared to a cosmic movie where atoms everywhere appear and disappear synchronously.
It is a master sensorium or memory bank from which physical forms are synchronously recalled in successive still frames.
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