• 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

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