synchronous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj synchronous occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase "recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.","a synchronous set of clocks","the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight","synchronous oscillations"
    • adj synchronous (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that requires a common clock signal (a timing reference) between the communicating devices in order to coordinate their transmissions
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Synchronous Happening at the same time; simultaneous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • synchronous Happening at the same time; simultaneous.
    • synchronous In electricity, in step with the alternations of the current.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. ; sy`n with + time. Cf. Chronicle

Usage

In literature:

It synchronizes with the time of Solomon.
"Continental Monthly , Vol IV, Issue VI, December 1863" by Various
The uterine souffle is synchronous with the maternal pulse; the foetal heart is not, being about 120 beats per minute.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
The monitors were synchronized with the radiometer and changed view at every ten-mile marker.
"Code Three" by Rick Raphael
And then she heard an exclamation, synchronous with a splash in the pool.
"The Sagebrusher" by Emerson Hough
They can't, without my knowing it, and I'll cut off the second anybody tries to synchronize with my beam.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
There was even a certain close approach to synchronism in dates of the more conspicuous incidents in each.
"Story of the War in South Africa" by Alfred T. Mahan
Of course there cannot be wanting many examples of the almost synchronous demise of parent and graft.
"Notes and Queries, Number 180, April 9, 1853" by Various
Then came the attack of the German and Austro-Hungarian forces, synchronizing with the mobilization of the Bulgarian army.
"Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918" by Charles Edward Callwell
Synchronous: happening at the same time.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
I'll get this thing unlocked and start them synchronizer things.
"The Best Made Plans" by Everett B. Cole
Although these struggles were in part synchronous, it will be easier to discuss each by itself.
"Thomas Hart Benton" by Theodore Roosevelt
Yet synchronous with this the man of ideas and ideals that he kept to himself however; that he divulged to no one.
"Islam Her Moral And Spiritual Value" by Arthur Glyn Leonard
The variations of level of the several lakes do not necessarily synchronize.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 4" by Various
These two conditions are, roughly, synchronous in their development.
"The Oxford Book of Latin Verse" by Various
There have been successful attempts to synchronize the phonograph and the motion-picture machine, to cause the words to accompany the action.
"The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces" by Joyce Kilmer
That departure almost synchronized with two events at Tower Cottage.
"Beaumaroy Home from the Wars" by Anthony Hope
In painting the enveloping mental vision of a model, however, the Cubists actually failed in the synchronism for which they strove.
"Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning" by Willard Huntington Wright
Progressive alteration of the color pattern is more rapid in males than in females and is synchronized with growth.
"Life History and Ecology of the Five-lined Skink, Eumeces fasciatus" by Henry S. Fitch
Among Jupiter's satellites, which severally display these same synchronous movements, there also exists a still more remarkable relation.
"Illustrations of Universal Progress" by Herbert Spencer
The fact that Kosciuszko's visit synchronized with the execution of Louis XVI.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8" by Various
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In news:

Without time synchronization , vast streams of data have limited use.
'Big data' and the need for improved time synchronization standards.
Upon receipt of the SYNC packets, the OC uses the encoded timestamp to adjust or synchronize its local clock process which maintains a local timescale.
Version 2.1 of Taptu, released earlier this week, lets users synchronize their feeds across devices.
The 2.1 update removes that headache, even allowing you to synchronize your feeds between iOS and Android devices if that's how you roll.
"We synchronize everything that happens on the bottom layer up into the network," he said.
Kazakhstan's synchronized swimming team competes in the preliminary round of the free combination synchronized swimming competition in the FINA World Championships in Shanghai, on July 19, 2011.
Manish Gupta of Symmetricom on Timing and Synchronization .
The very cool video above asks and answers the following question: If you start five metronomes at different intervals, how can you synchronize them to tick at the same time.
Microsoft on Monday said that excess data charges on Windows Phone 7 devices were caused by a synchronization issue between the Windows Phone Mail client and Yahoo Mail.
If data is produced before the split and consumed after the split, then that data must be communicated – or synchronized – between tasks after the loop is distributed.
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.
The event will include an island cooking demonstration, synchronized swim team exhibition, wellness information, exhibitions on Tai Chi, line dancing demonstrations, Better Balance, health and wellness screenings.
Partially-Synchronized DEC-MDPs in Dynamic Mechanism Design.
Schober has introduced a high-capacity, high-speed, heavy-duty rotary diecutting module that features electronically synchronous run and digital servo-drives.
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In science:

Synchronization and Linearity: An Algebra for Discrete Event Systems.
A path-transformation for random walks and the Robinson-Schensted correspondence
In fact, criticality in the OFC model on a lattice has been ascribed to a mechanism of partial synchronization .
A Nonconservative Earthquake Model of Self-Organized Criticality on a Random Graph
In addition, inhomogeneities induce partial synchronization of the elements of the system building up long range spatial correlations and thereby creating a critical state.
A Nonconservative Earthquake Model of Self-Organized Criticality on a Random Graph
Contrary to the annealed case, a quenched random graph has an underlying spatial structure so that partial synchronization of the elements of the system can still occur.
A Nonconservative Earthquake Model of Self-Organized Criticality on a Random Graph
Among these features are a marginal synchronization of neighboring sites driven by the open boundary conditions , and the violation of finite–size scaling [6, 7] together with a qualitative difference between system–wide earthquakes and smaller earthquakes .
The complex scaling behavior of non--conserved self--organized critical systems
Similarly, systems with periodic boundary conditions and frozen disorder in the threshold values or in the values of α can have a synchronized state where all sites topple during the same avalanche, if the strength of the disorder is not too large. (This is shown in for disorder in the α values.
The complex scaling behavior of non--conserved self--organized critical systems
We will call a patch a “synchronized region”.
The complex scaling behavior of non--conserved self--organized critical systems
Within a synchronized region, the sites have similar z values and topple within a short time of each other, usually through a sequence of small avalanches.
The complex scaling behavior of non--conserved self--organized critical systems
This figure reveals a striking similarity between synchronized regions and a system with periodic boundary conditions and a narrow initial distribution of z values.
The complex scaling behavior of non--conserved self--organized critical systems
Like the system with periodic boundary conditions, the synchronized regions have different types of sites that topple after 1, 2, 3 or 4 of their neighbors have toppled.
The complex scaling behavior of non--conserved self--organized critical systems
Just as the pattern of these different types of sites is generated by the initial system-wide avalanche in the system with periodic boundary conditions, synchronized regions are generated by large avalanches, which proceed inward from the boundary.
The complex scaling behavior of non--conserved self--organized critical systems
The crossover from partial synchronization to complete synchronization is also examined.
Synchronization of Random Linear Maps
When the difference between two subsystems δ tends to vanish, partial synchronization approaches the complete synchronization.
Synchronization of Random Linear Maps
When the difference between nonidentical systems vanishes, partial synchronization is replaced by complete synchronization.
Synchronization of Random Linear Maps
While for p = 0.4 the synchronization error seems to vanish as w ∼ δ , the inset in Fig. 6 suggests that at the synchronization transition the vanishing is most likely logarithmic w ∼ (−1/log10 δ).
Synchronization of Random Linear Maps
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