a sport growing out of water ballet in which swimmers, in solo, duet, and team efforts, complete various required figures by performing motions in relatively stationary positions, along with a freestyle competition, with the contestants synchronizing movements to music and being judged for body position, control, and the degree of difficulty of the moves.
a swimming exercise or exhibition derived from the competitive sport.
the art or sport of one or more swimmers moving in patterns in the water in time to music Sometimes shortened to synchro, synchro swimming
verb (used with object), synchronized, synchronizing. 1. to cause to indicate the same time, as one timepiece with another: Synchronize your watches. 2. to cause to go on, move, operate, work, etc., at the same rate and exactly together: They synchronized their steps and walked on together. 3. Movies, Television. to cause (sound and action) […]
[sin-kron-uh-skohp, sing-] /sɪnˈkrɒn əˌskoʊp, sɪŋ-/ noun 1. synchroscope.
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 asynchronous). 5. Aerospace. […]
- Synchronous data link control
communications (SDLC) An IBM protocol. A discipline conforming to subsets of the ADCCP of ANSI and the HDLC of the International Organization for Standardization. SDLC manages synchronous, code-transparent, bit-serial communication which can be duplex or half-duplex; switched or non-switched; point-to-point, multipoint, or loop. Compare Binary Synchronous Communication. (1995-03-22)