[ sin-ton-ik ]
/ sɪnˈtɒn ɪk /
Electricity. adjusted to oscillations of the same or a particular frequency.
Psychiatry. of or denoting a personality characterized by normal emotional responsiveness to the environment.
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Also syn·ton·i·cal, syntonous.
Origin of syntonic
OTHER WORDS FROM syntonicsyn·ton·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·syn·ton·ic, adjectivenon·syn·ton·i·cal, adjectivenon·syn·ton·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby syntonic
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Page 77, printer's error, systonic for syntonic, 'the systonic transmitting'.Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy|John Ambrose Fleming
British Dictionary definitions for syntonic
/ (sɪnˈtɒnɪk) /
psychol emotionally in harmony with one's environment
Derived forms of syntonicsyntonically, adverb
Word Origin for syntonic
C20: from Greek suntonos in harmony with; see syn-, tone
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Medical definitions for syntonic
[ sĭn-tŏn′ĭk ]
Characterized by a normal emotional responsiveness to the environment.
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