a combining form representing synchronized or synchronous in compound words: synchroscope; synchrotron. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for synchro

  • Don sighed and made a minute adjustment on the synchro knob.

    The Best Made Plans|Everett B. Cole
  • Synchro mechanisms reduced the air cushion as the speeds dropped to afford more surface traction for the tracks.

    Code Three|Rick Raphael

British Dictionary definitions for synchro (1 of 2)


/ (ˈsɪŋkrəʊ) /

noun plural -chros

Also called: selsyn any of a number of electrical devices in which the angular position of a rotating part is transformed into a voltage, or vice versa

British Dictionary definitions for synchro (2 of 2)


combining form

indicating synchronizationsynchroflash
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