simultaneity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n simultaneity happening or existing or done at the same time
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In May 1948, Mt. Ruapehu and Mt. Ngauruhoe, both in New Zealand, erupted simultaneously.
    • n Simultaneity The quality or state of being simultaneous; simultaneousness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In Nebraska, It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup.
    • n simultaneity The state or fact of being simultaneous.
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Quotations

  • Albert Einstein
    Albert%20Einstein
    “You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.”
  • George Orwell
    George%20Orwell
    “Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.”

Usage

In literature:

Simultaneously he let drive with his heavily-booted foot in the small of my back.
"Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons" by Henry Charles Mahoney
Radisson and Ragueneau seemed simultaneously to have noticed the same thing.
"Pathfinders of the West" by A. C. Laut
Heads turn simultaneously as she goes by.
"American Adventures" by Julian Street
The eggs in one chamber hatch almost simultaneously.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
If two germs be evolved simultaneously, each may be impregnated by spermatozoa, and a twin pregnancy be the result.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
One cannot meditate a poem and drive a saw simultaneously, without dividing his force.
"Sex in Education" by Edward H. Clarke
The municipal physician, Monsieur Hibry, arrived simultaneously.
"A Mummer's Tale" by Anatole France
Action and reaction will occur simultaneously: or the cause actually be found after the effect.
"The Victorian Age in Literature" by G. K. Chesterton
Simultaneously the door opened and Geigermann entered.
"Abe and Mawruss" by Montague Glass
The animal panic of being trapped caught them both simultaneously.
"Prisoners" by Mary Cholmondeley
But what is simultaneous in one time-system may not be simultaneous in another time-system.
"The Concept of Nature" by Alfred North Whitehead
Hence it will be seen that if the clamp be shifted from the balancing point towards A, simultaneous vibration of A and B through 90 deg.
"Response in the Living and Non-Living" by Jagadis Chunder Bose
He faced the clearing and a dozen shots of paralyzing energy hit him simultaneously.
"The Revolt on Venus" by Carey Rockwell
Simultaneously an exclamation broke from them.
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
This leg movement is simultaneous with the arm movement, as in Fig.
"Swimming Scientifically Taught" by Frank Eugen Dalton and Louis C. Dalton
There had simultaneously been an encounter up in the turret.
"Brigands of the Moon" by Ray Cummings
Then the explanation flashed upon us both, simultaneously, and with a cry of baffled rage Smith leapt along the passage to the second door.
"The Devil Doctor" by Sax Rohmer
With a wild cheer they made a simultaneous dash at the ship's sides all round.
"The Battery and the Boiler" by R.M. Ballantyne
Although simultaneously performed, each of these four operations may be considered separately.
"The Psychology of Singing" by David C. Taylor
Simultaneously the nose of his revolver flashed into sight.
"Oh, You Tex!" by William Macleod Raine
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In poetry:

At first you fancy they are built
As patterns for a crazy-quilt,
But soon you see that they express
An ambient simultaneousness.
"Post-Impressionism" by Bert Leston Taylor
Toward the great jewel: shown often,
Never given; hidden, yet
Simultaneously seen
On moor-top, at sea-bottom,
Knowable only by light
"The Great Carbuncle" by Sylvia Plath
Also my notion of nowhere to be at all--
Pardon, Myrtilla, my lack of restraint--
Notion of mapless location is----d. it all--
Anywhere you simultaneous ain't.
"Notions" by Franklin Pierce Adams

In news:

Two, first-ever flashmobs by LGBT communities were held simultaneously on September 23 in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City — Vietnam's two largest cities.
Was it simultaneous possession on the Hail Mary pass.
It offers a flexible station-search facility and, with a broadband connection, can record six stations to your hard drive simultaneously, naming each captured MP3 file with its song title.
Can have multiple companies open simultaneously.
Hitchens calls the threat posed by bin Ladenism "greater than was often alleged" yet "simultaneously overrated.
Why 'Dukes of Hazzard' Star John Schneider Made 2 Pro-Life Films Practically Simultaneously (Q&A).
Recently introduced its 2010 product line to its dealers via 26 simultaneous events, company officials told Powersports Business.
Limit the number of simultaneous chats.
Running two instances simultaneously would lead to serious problems.
Governor Christie simultaneously lifted the evacuation ban on Atlantic City AND permitted reopening of the casinos Friday morning at 10 a.m.
Greg Craig played Taps at the National Cemetery on East McCarty Street in December 2009 as Wreaths Across America laid wreaths for all six branches of military service and the POW/MIAs in a simultaneous event across the United States.
Four climbing lanes can be used simultaneously.
I didn't have all four NFC North preseason games playing simultaneously in front of me Thursday night.
About 50 men and women moved to the beat, while simultaneously raising funds and awareness for breast cancer.
Mount St Mary's University teams boast six pairs of siblings who grace the courts and fields simultaneously, according to Mark Vandergrift, assistant athletic director for the school.
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In science:

The most vivid case is where k = m so that almost surely the simultaneous zeros of the k -tuple of sections form a discrete set.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
LN .) Then the zero sets Zs are the simultaneous zeros of (random) k -tuples of almost holomorphic sections.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
Here, we use the second star placed on the slit and observed simultaneously with IP Peg.
A TiO study of the dwarf nova IP Pegasi
The pro jected model distributions of section 2 were fitted simultaneously to the observables.
Disc heating in NGC 2985
It follows that in this case, both FRC and WRC are simultaneously DLR random-cluster measures and DLR wired-random-cluster measures.
Explicit isoperimetric constants and phase transitions in the random-cluster model
This allows to simultaneously fit the LLF’s at the various wavelengths.
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
In the next corollary we specify the spines of both sides simultaneously.
Dual 2-complexes in 4-manifolds
If we find a conflict that some paper should be colored simultaneously red and blue, the simple fold is not valid.
When Can You Fold a Map?
Always delay one of the walks in order that the two walks make steps in B2 (n) simultaneously.
On the mixing time of simple random walk on the super critical percolation cluster
In order to handle C0 - and C ∗ 0 -semigroups simultaneously, we use the notation σ(A, F )-continuous semigroup, where σ(A, F ) is either the locally-convex topology on the C ∗ -algebra A induced by the functionals in the dual F = A∗ corresponding to C0 -semigroups.
Charakterizations of the Generators of Positive Semigroups on C*- and von Neumann Algebras
This remains true also if we consider the realizations simultaneously for different parameter values.
Coupling and Bernoullicity in random-cluster and Potts models
Another feature of our construction is the simultaneity in the parameter space.
Coupling and Bernoullicity in random-cluster and Potts models
Such simultaneity, which is related to the level-set representations of Higuchi , appears in both and ; Propp and Wilson use the term “omnithermal” to denote this particular feature of the construction.
Coupling and Bernoullicity in random-cluster and Potts models
It is not obvious that, in the coupling of Section 3, (29) and (30) hold simultaneously for all p and q .
Coupling and Bernoullicity in random-cluster and Potts models
They operate simultaneously with a field of view of ∼ 2.3 arcmins (slightly smaller at 450µm).
The SCUBA Local Universe Galaxy Survey II. 450 micron data - evidence for cold dust in bright IRAS Galaxies
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