nonsynchronous timer

nonsynchronous timer

[¦nän′siŋ·krə·nəs ′tīm·ər]
(electronics)
A circuit at the receiving end of a communications link which restores the time relationship between pulses when no timing pulses are transmitted.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.