• WordNet 3.6
    • n simultaneousness happening or existing or done at the same time
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In May 1948, Mt. Ruapehu and Mt. Ngauruhoe, both in New Zealand, erupted simultaneously.
    • n simultaneousness The state or fact of being simultaneous, or of happening at the same time, or acting in conjunction.
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  • Albert Einstein
    “You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.”
  • George Orwell
    “Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.”


In literature:

At the sound the watchers simultaneously sprang to their feet.
"John Thorndyke's Cases" by R. Austin Freeman
The discharge was simultaneous.
"Christopher Carson" by John S. C. Abbott
The big gates seemed to yawn simultaneously and discharge their expensive freight.
"The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories" by Gertrude Atherton
In no case shall one person be a member of both Houses simultaneously.
"The Fight For The Republic in China" by Bertram Lenox Putnam Weale
Simultaneously he felt heavy breathing blowing upon his cheek.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
Almost simultaneously a young man very well dressed passed along the corridor.
"The Lion's Share" by E. Arnold Bennett
The twins opened their mouths simultaneously at this to protest against any necessity for such knowledge on his part, but he interrupted them.
"Christopher and Columbus" by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
The revolvers of both lads spoke simultaneously and both Germans dropped to the floor.
"The Boy Allies Under the Sea" by Robert L. Drake
The development of all these systems is simultaneous.
"The Whence and the Whither of Man" by John Mason Tyler
The apostle and the poet began to speak simultaneously, but the female key was the highest, and prevailed.
"Red Pottage" by Mary Cholmondeley
At 1.30 a.m. the change became pronounced; simultaneously the wind swung round a point to the westward.
"The Wings of the Morning" by Louis Tracy
Simultaneously he discerns his own existence and marks off the inner region of his dreams.
"The Life of Reason" by George Santayana
The holes are blasted simultaneously by the electric battery.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891" by Various
At this moment I fired, but heard simultaneously the crack of another rifle behind me.
"The Backwoodsman" by Various
Van Slyck and he leaped to their feet simultaneously.
"The Argus Pheasant" by John Charles Beecham
Each foot should feel and pull up the strap easily and simultaneously, so as to preserve even position of body.
"Boating" by W. B. Woodgate
Both boys rose from the bench simultaneously and faced each other.
"'As Gold in the Furnace'" by John E. Copus
Another simultaneous plan of procuring the Swedish crown for Duke Charles Frederick also came to nought.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 3" by Various
Unfelt by the senses, it acted on the mind, and seemed simultaneously to convey to each individual an identical idea.
"The Inhabitants of the Philippines" by Frederic H. Sawyer
Usually it affects but one eye, but both may be attacked simultaneously or consecutively.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various

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:

These scientists have developed techniques to speed up the bluegill 's growth while simultaneously making it heavier, both economic incentives for a fish farming venture in the state.
A thousand horrible questions present themselves, but one is how, as appears to have happened, four teams of terrorists could have hijacked four airliners simultaneously.
Strapping on an accordion to serenade us all with "C'est Magnifique" -- simultaneously charming her guests and shooting her fiancee an icy stare -- is easily one of the year's 10 best scenes.
There hasn't been a family that's simultaneously captured America's attention and disgusted us so since the Mansons.
Have you ever sung the words of a hymn while simultaneously thinking about something else.
The Payroll application offers an alerts feature, which lets multiple individuals work on payroll simultaneously.
Portlanders to challenge simultaneous breastfeeding world record.
Stock exchange alliance of Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand will give investors simultaneous access to all three markets.
The networking giant demos simultaneous translation during video conferencing.
Simultaneously stretch wrap, weigh pallet loads.
The project is being developed simultaneously as a book and a film.
Director Bart Layton toes the line between gripping documentary and impossible thriller in this Sundance and SXSW selection - simultaneously succeeding on both fronts.
Information systems departments are being asked to make increasing amounts of data available to associates throughout the organization, while simultaneously keeping computing costs under control.
('s Mashed is a new feature wherein Need to Know brings you two stories simultaneously, sparing you the extra time required to read them individually.
SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam are joining together for a unique show of solidarity -- the first-ever simultaneous Civility Sit-In.

In science:

Obviously, the recurrent relationships (4.3) and (4.4) can be solved simultaneously, so, in fact, our approach is based on simultaneous tracking of the “fiber path” and its covariance matrix.
Integral curves of noisy vector fields and statistical problems in diffusion tensor imaging: nonparametric kernel estimation and hypotheses testing
On this point of view, since either one or the other, but not both simultaneously, of the quantities P and Q can be predicted, they are not simultaneously real.
Why Einstein, Podolsky and Rosen did not prove that quantum mechanics is `incomplete'
The relations simi , called simultaneity, are symmetric and indicate which actions can be executed simultaneously, i.e. in one step.
Modelling Concurrency with Comtraces and Generalized Comtraces
Intuitively, if (a, b) ∈ sim then a and b can occur simultaneously (or be a part of a synchronous occurrence in the sense of ), while (a, b) ∈ ser means that a and b may occur simultaneously and also a may occur before b (i.e., both executions are equivalent).
Modelling Concurrency with Comtraces and Generalized Comtraces
Assume that simultaneous reading is allowed, but simultaneous writing is not.
Modelling Concurrency with Comtraces and Generalized Comtraces
We show that the simultaneous fit greatly outperforms the SN by SN fit; therefore we will concentrate on the simultaneous fit in the subsequent analyses.
Reducing Zero-point Systematics in Dark Energy Supernova Experiments
Simultaneous fits to the SL and WL data Lensing-based constraints on mass concentration are best derived from simultaneous SL + WL analyses.
The Highest Resolution Mass Map of Galaxy Cluster Substructure To Date Without Assuming Light Traces Mass: LensPerfect Analysis of Abell 1689
Quantum observables lead to Hermitean, or real symmetric matrices, and simultaneous measurability of observable pairs translates to the theorem that commuting matrices of the above type are simultaneously diagonalizable.
Parameter Dependent Commuting Matrices, Pl\"ucker relations and Related Quantum Glass Models
However, if several failures are detected simultaneously, coordinated regenerating codes remain more efficient as they leverage simultaneous failures by coordinating during repairs.
Repairing Multiple Failures with Coordinated and Adaptive Regenerating Codes
Simultaneity in Space, Simultaneity in Time The Lorentz Transform can be understood to have terms amounting to the transit time of light signals: Vt’γ and Vx’ γ /c2.
Secure Quantum Communication and Superluminal Signalling on the Bell Channel
QM with local-realist theories: their arguments involve, simultaneously, a set of observables that cannot be simultaneously measured on the same system.
QM, non-locality and the vacuum fluctuations: conclusions and new directions
Indeed, if two events are simultaneous in one frame, e.g. the laboratory frame, then, according to special relativity, they are not simultaneous with respect to others frames, e.g., to the cosmic microwave background radiation frame.
Quantum correlations in Newtonian space and time: arbitrarily fast communication or nonlocality
Thus, in practice, when sequential FDTD computations are run simultaneously on a multicore processor, the memory bandwidth is divided by the number of simultaneous sequential computations.
Sophie, an FDTD code on the way to multicore, getting rid of the memory bandwidth bottleneck better using cache
Therefore it simply makes no sense to consider simultaneously two such results in an actual experiment because the mass m cannot move in two different directions simultaneously.
Bell inequality and complementarity loophole
In classical physics a bunch of such particles, with energies however different among them, which were emitted along the x axis simultaneously at time t = 0 from position (x0 , 0, 0) would reach simultaneously at time t = L/c ≡ T the position (x0 + L, 0, 0).
Quantum-Gravity Phenomenology: Status and Prospects