• WordNet 3.6
    • n synchroniser an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)
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In literature:

Would it not be a very wise and proper proceeding that she should make her leave to synchronise with his?
"The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land" by Ralph Connor
The United States cannot but regard it as a happy coincidence that their entry into the War synchronises with the initial operations.
"Mr. Punch's History of the Great War" by Punch
They would bring the name Christian with them, and the date in the Acts synchronises with that in Suetonius.
"The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II." by Annie Besant
Two light snores, that did not synchronise, quarrelled in funny dialogue.
"The Nigger Of The "Narcissus" A Tale Of The Forecastle" by Joseph Conrad
But Baber, the eldest of these Tartar princes, synchronised with our English Henry VIII.
"The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey--Vol. 1" by Thomas de Quincey
From that moment the process of taming the beast synchronised with the progress of its recovery.
"In Search of El Dorado" by Harry Collingwood
The questions asked concerning his parentage and birthplace synchronised with the advent of this girl.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
The Hejazis failed to synchronise, as usual, so the Navy dispensed with their support.
"Pan-Islam" by George Wyman Bury
See that his watch is set with yours, which is synchronised with ours.
"Lords of the Stratosphere" by Arthur J. Burks
At any rate they synchronise, despite or perhaps because of the deficiency of formal literature during the "Dark" Ages.
"A Letter Book" by George Saintsbury

In news:

Synchronised toilet flush held in Zimbabwe's Bulawayo .
Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Synchronised will try to become the first horse in 78 years to capture British steeplechasing's two biggest races in the same season when he starts as favorite for the Grand National on Saturday.
Synchronised toilet flush held in Zimbabwe's Bulawayo.
Hafdis Huld — Synchronised Swimmers.
Britain Synchronised Swimming Olympic Qualification.
Our daily internal body clocks or circadian rhythms synchronise the timing of our wake/sleep patterns and our interactions with the outside world.

In science:

Non-contiguous gates can also be wired together using appropriate wall constructions to redirect and delay signals so that they are correctly synchronised.
Intrinsically universal n-dimensional quantum cellular automata
Arbab (2007): Connector Colouring I: Synchronisation and Context Dependency.
Integrated Structure and Semantics for Reo Connectors and Petri Nets
For most PCEBs, also variability due to star spots will be modulated on the orbital period, as the companion will by tidally synchronised.
Post common envelope binaries from SDSS. XII: The orbital period distribution
Stewart: Bubbling of attractors and synchronisation of chaotic oscil lators , Phys.
Synchronizability of networks with strongly delayed links: A universal classification
This corresponds in fact to a synchronisation case and occurs in particular when the field contains a single photon.
Quantum Localisation Observables and Accelerated Frames