verb (used with object), syn·chro·nized, syn·chro·niz·ing.
- to cause (sound and action) to match precisely: to synchronize the sound of footsteps with the actor's movements.
- to match the sound and action in (a scene).
verb (used without object), syn·chro·nized, syn·chro·niz·ing.
Origin of synchronize
Examples from the Web for synchronizing
The first one was the ever-present difficulty in these busy days of synchronizing an arrival.If I May|A. A. Milne
S is the synchronizing motor and T the torque motor, the circuits of both being in parallel.
There is also a shunt around the synchronizing motor S, with a switch P'.
All of this makeshift operation of fixed machine guns was changed by the invention of the synchronizing device.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
This level provided a framework for synchronizing activity that brought ritual closer to religion.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for synchronizing
Word Origin and History for synchronizing
1620s, "to occur at the same time," from Greek synchronizein "be of the same time," from synchronos "happening at the same time" (see synchronous). The sense of "make synchronous" is first recorded 1806. Synchronized swimming is recorded from 1950.