a combining form representing synchronized or synchronous in compound words: synchroscope; synchrotron.

Nearby words

  1. synchondroseotomy,
  2. synchondrosis,
  3. synchondrotomy,
  4. synchro,
  5. synchro unit,
  6. synchrocyclotron,
  7. synchroflash,
  8. synchromesh,
  9. synchromism,
  10. synchronal 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


/ (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


combining form

indicating synchronizationsynchroflash
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