• WordNet 3.6
    • n synchronism the relation that exists when things occur at the same time "the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Synchronism (Paint) A representation, in the same picture, of two or events which occured at different times.
    • Synchronism The concurrence of events in time; simultaneousness.
    • Synchronism The tabular arrangement of historical events and personages, according to their dates.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n synchronism Concurrence of two or more events in time; simultaneousness.
    • n synchronism A tabular arrangement of historical events or personages, grouped together according to their dates.
    • n synchronism In painting, the representation in the same picture of several events happening at different times, or of the same event at different moments of its progress.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Synchronism concurrence of events in time: the tabular arrangement of contemporary events, &c., in history
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. , fr. to be contemporary with, from synchronous. See Synchronous
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. synchronismossynchronizein, to agree in time—syn, together, chronos, time.


In literature:

After the two circuits have been adjusted to the same frequency they are said to synchronize.
"Walter and the Wireless" by Sara Ware Bassett
Torn hitherto between loyalty to the Union and loyalty to State rights, she now found the two sentiments synchronize.
"A History of the United States" by Cecil Chesterton
He next tried to synchronize his radar pulses with the jammer, in order to be looking when it was quiet.
"Pushbutton War" by Joseph P. Martino
They are functionally synchronous in all movements.
"The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul" by Jirah D. Buck
It was all precisely synchronized.
"Starman's Quest" by Robert Silverberg
Synchronous with this increase, the peptonizing and gas-producing bacteria gradually disappear.
"Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition" by H. L. Russell
Synchronization with the action of other task-group commanders may be so important that timing becomes vital.
"Sound Military Decision" by U.s. Naval War College
His wrist-watch was synchronized to the second with Benjamin Marlowe's watch.
"Devil Crystals of Arret" by Hal K. Wells
At this climax insanity occurs and murder is committed synchronically.
"A Plea for the Criminal" by James Leslie Allan Kayll
As we gradually synchronized our leaps with his, he outlined to us, between the grunts that accompanied each leap, his plan of action.
"Armageddon--2419 A.D." by Philip Francis Nowlan

In news:

The Strange but Beautiful Art of Synchronized Swimming.
Eloquent Inc Monday unveiled an add-on package to its flagship LaunchForce software that lets users access sales information in the form of synchronized audio, video and Microsoft PowerPoint-based content on handheld devices.
The Napatech Time Synchronization Endpoint (NTTSE) allows IEEE1588 PTP time synchronization support to be retro-fitted to existing appliances.
Time synchronization endpoint unit for Ethernet monitoring.
Napatech's time synchronization endpoint unit supports the IEEE1588 PTP time synchronization protocol.
Got a hunch on synchronized swimming.
This new component will significantly reduce the time and expense of providing synchronized deposition content to the legal industry.
Belarus Celebrated its Independence Day and 68th anniversary of liberation of Belarus with soldiers performing an amazing synchronized military parade routine.
I've configured Exchange ActiveSync, so why are users getting a 86000C0A error when trying to synchronize .
Use Synchronous Technology for NC.
How much do you know about synchronous and V-belt drives.
Solid Edge with Synchronous Technology 3: Raising the Bar on Hybrid CAD.
Energy Savings From Synchronous Belt Drives.
A Tulsa, OK, Papa John's Pizza got more thievery than it could handle recently, when two robbers failed to synchronize their schedules, according to a report in the Tulsa World.
Partially-Synchronized DEC-MDPs in Dynamic Mechanism Design.

In science:

Since the effective potential is confining, non-synchronous molecules with insufficient energy to reach the top of the potential must oscillate about the synchronous molecule.
Preparation and manipulation of molecules for fundamental physics tests
Perhaps surprisingly, two nearby rotating helices are seen to not synchronize if the helices are perfectly rigid [238], and some mechanical flexibility is necessary for flow-based synchronization to occur [239].
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
Call this kind of set a synchronization and let S be the set of all synchronizations.
Quantitative testing semantics for non-interleaving
Consider the synchronization s k u represented by the graph in Fig. 1, where actions are hidden after they have synchronized. A scheduler resolves the choices of actions in the two states reachable in one probabilistic step from the initial state of the graph s k u, thus yielding a fully probabilistic system.
Testing Reactive Probabilistic Processes
We first point out that, under the condition that a test “knows” the current set of actions on which it can synchronize with the system (i.e. the menu of actions-candidates for synchronization), there exists a statistical procedure to estimate the result of testing a system with a given test.
Testing Reactive Probabilistic Processes