Nonsynchronous



[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 (opposed to ).
5.
Aerospace. .
/ˈsɪŋkrənəs/
adjective
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
adj.

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’-)
adj.
Occurring or existing at the same time.

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