Origin of synchronous
Examples from the Web for synchronous
The loss of whitebark and the rapid increase in human-killed grizzlies are synchronous.
There are no real, long-term safe havens that are immune to synchronous shocks.
Contiguity in time corresponds to the successive, and contiguity in place to the synchronous, order.The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)|Leslie Stephen
Pulsation, synchronous with the action of the heart, is the diagnostic symptom.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
In connection with synchronous converters the current may be made either lagging or leading by adjusting the field excitation.Motion Picture Operation, Stage Electrics and Illusions|Henry C. Horstmann
By the use of the synchronous motor-generators the lighting circuits are protected from these pressure variations.Electric Transmission of Water Power|Alton D. Adams
The laws of number are common to synchronous and successive phenomena.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
British Dictionary definitions for synchronous
Word Origin for synchronous
Word Origin and History for synchronous
1660s, "existing or happening at the same time," from Late Latin synchronus "simultaneous," from Greek synchronos "happening at the same time," from syn- "together" (see syn-) + khronos "time" (see chrono-). Meaning "recurring at the same successive instants of time" is attested from 1670s.