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.
syncanthus syn·can·thus (sĭn-kān’thəs) n. Adhesion of the eyeball to the orbital structures.
noun, Botany. 1. an aggregate fruit. 2. a collective fruit. noun 1. (botany) a fleshy multiple fruit, formed from two or more carpels of one flower or the aggregated fruits of several flowers syncarp (sĭn’kärp’) A fleshy compound fruit composed either of the fruits of several flowers, as in the pineapple and mulberry, or of […]
adjective, Botany. 1. of the nature of or pertaining to a syncarp. 2. composed of or having united carpels. adjective 1. (of the ovaries of certain flowering plants) consisting of united carpels Compare apocarpous 2. of or relating to a syncarp
[sin-kat-i-gawr-uh-mat-ik, -gor-] /sɪnˌkæt ɪˌgɔr əˈmæt ɪk, -ˌgɒr-/ adjective 1. Traditional Logic. of or relating to a word that is part of a categorical proposition but is not a term, as all, some, is. 2. Contemporary Logic. of or relating to a word or symbol that has no independent meaning and acquires meaning only in the […]