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bisync

bisync

(BInary SYNChronous) A major category of synchronous communications protocols used in mainframe networks. Bisync communications require that both sending and receiving devices are synchronized before transmission of data is started. In the IBM world, bisync was superseded by SDLC. Contrast with asynchronous transmission. See SDLC.
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