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- 1. synchronous (vs. asynchronous), synchronal, synchronic, coetaneous, coeval, contemporaneous, coexistent, coexisting, coincident, coincidental, coinciding, concurrent, co-occurrent, cooccurring, simultaneous, contemporaneous, contemporary, parallel, synchronic, synchronized, synchronised, synchronic
- usage: 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"
- 2. synchronous (vs. asynchronous)
- usage: (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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