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synchronous

Physics (of periodic phenomena, such as voltages) having the same frequency and phase

synchronous

[′siŋ·krə·nəs]
(engineering)
In step or in phase, as applied to two or more circuits, devices, or machines.
(geology)
Geological rock units or features formed at the same time.

synchronous

(operating system, communications)
1. Two or more processes that depend upon the occurrences of specific events such as common timing signals.

2. Occurring at the same time or at the same rate or with a regular or predictable time relationship or sequence.

Opposite: asynchronous.

synchronous

Events that are synchronized, or coordinated, in time. For example, the interval between transmitting A and B is the same as between B and C, and completing the current operation before the next one is started are considered synchronous operations. Contrast with asynchronous.
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