Syncing

sync

[singk] Informal.
noun (used esp. in the phrases in sync and out of sync)
1.
synchronization: The picture and the soundtrack were out of sync.
2.
harmony or harmonious relationship: Management wants to be in sync with the client's wishes.
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
3.
to synchronize; harmonize.
Also, synch [singk] .


Origin:
1930–35; shortened form

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sync or films, television, computing synch (sɪŋk)
 
vb
1.  an informal word for synchronize
 
n
2.  See synchronize an informal word for synchronization: in sync; out of sync
 
synch or films, television, computing synch
 
vb
 
n

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Word Origin & History

sync
1929, shortened form of synchronization (see synchronize). Originally in ref. to soundtracks and pictures in the movies. Sense of "be in agreement, coincide" first recorded 1961 in in sync.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
sync
  1. synchronized

  2. synchronization

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