[sim-bee-ot-ik, -bahy-] /ˌsɪm biˈɒt ɪk, -baɪ-/
living in , or having an interdependent relationship:
Many people feel the relationship between humans and dogs is symbiotic.
1882, in biology, from symbiosis. Of human activities, from 1951.
symbiotic sym·bi·ot·ic (sĭm’bē-ŏt’ĭk, -bī-)
Of, resembling, or relating to symbiosis.
/ˌnɒnsɪˈmɛtrɪk/ adjective 1. (logic, maths) (of a relation) not symmetric, asymmetric, or antisymmetric; holding between some pairs of arguments x and y and failing to hold for some other pairs when it holds between y and x
[simp-tuh-mat-ik] /ˌsɪmp təˈmæt ɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to a or . 2. of the nature of or constituting a ; indicative (often fol by of): a condition symptomatic of cholera; a disagreement that was symptomatic of the deterioration in their relationship. 3. according to : a symptomatic classification of disease. /ˌsɪmptəˈmætɪk/ adjective 1. (often foll […]
[sing-kruh-nuh s] /ˈsɪŋ krə nəs/ 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, relating to, or operating using fixed-time intervals controlled by a clock […]
[sing-kuh-pey-shuh n, sin-] /ˌsɪŋ kəˈpeɪ ʃən, ˌsɪn-/ noun 1. Music. a shifting of the normal accent, usually by stressing the normally unaccented beats. 2. something, as a rhythm or a passage of music, that is . 3. Also called counterpoint, counterpoint rhythm. Prosody. the use of rhetorical stress at variance with the metrical stress of […]