[sing-kruh-nuh s] /ˈsɪŋ krə nəs/
occurring at the same time; coinciding in time; contemporaneous; simultaneous.
going on at the same rate and exactly together; recurring together.
Physics, Electricity. having the same frequency and zero phase difference.
Computers, Telecommunications. of, relating to, or operating using fixed-time intervals controlled by a clock (opposed to ).
occurring at the same time; contemporaneous
(physics) (of periodic phenomena, such as voltages) having the same frequency and phase
occurring or recurring exactly together and at the same rate: the synchronous flapping of a bird’s wings
1660s, “existing or happening at the same time,” from Late Latin synchronus “simultaneous,” from Greek synchronos “happening at the same time,” from syn- “together” (see syn-) + khronos “time” (see chrono-). Meaning “recurring at the same successive instants of time” is attested from 1670s.
synchronous syn·chro·nous (sĭng’krə-nəs, sĭn’-)
Occurring or existing at the same time.
[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 […]
[si-stem-ik] /sɪˈstɛm ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to a system. 2. Physiology, Pathology. 3. (of a pesticide) absorbed and circulated by a plant or other organism so as to be lethal to pests that feed on it. /sɪˈstɛmɪk; -ˈstiː-/ adjective 1. another word for systematic (sense 1), systematic (sense 2) 2. (physiol) (of a […]
[sen-shuh nt] /ˈsɛn ʃənt/ adjective 1. having the power of perception by the senses; conscious. 2. characterized by sensation and consciousness. noun 3. a person or thing that is sentient. 4. Archaic. the conscious mind. /ˈsɛntɪənt/ adjective 1. having the power of sense perception or sensation; conscious noun 2. (rare) a sentient person or thing […]
[non-tahr-git] /nɒnˈtɑr gɪt/ adjective 1. not being the subject or goal of a particular action, program, maneuver, or the like; not designated for use, observation, attack, etc.