noun, (used esp. in the phrases in sync and out of sync)
The picture and the soundtrack were out of sync.
harmony or harmonious relationship:
Management wants to be in sync with the client’s wishes.
verb (used with or without object)
to synchronize; harmonize.
an informal word for synchronize
an informal word for synchronization: in sync, out of sync See synchronization

/sink/ (Or “synch”) 1. To synchronise, to bring into synchronisation.
2. To force (“flush”) all pending buffered disk writes to the disk.
3. More generally, to force a number of competing processes or agents to a state that would be “safe” if the system were to crash, i.e. to checkpoint in the database sense.
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