asynchronous operation


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asynchronous operation

[ā′siŋ·krə·nəs ‚äp·ə′rā·shən]
(electronics)
An operation that is started by a completion signal from a previous operation, proceeds at the maximum speed of the circuits until finished, and then generates its own completion signal.
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8226; Improve support of asynchronous operations with allowance pipelining for SMTP client
The author ignores synchronous versus asynchronous operations, and the use of logic analyzers and other diagnostic tools to analyze timing characteristics and problems.

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