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- 1. asynchronous (vs. synchronous)
- usage: (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that does not require a common clock between the communicating devices; timing signals are derived from special characters in the data stream itself
- 2. asynchronous (vs. synchronous), allochronic, anachronic, anachronous, anachronistic, nonsynchronous, unsynchronized, unsynchronised, unsynchronous, serial, in series(predicate), nonparallel
- usage: not synchronous; not occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
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