Definition of Synchronous

1. Adjective. Occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase. "Synchronous oscillations"




2. Adjective. (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that requires a common clock signal (a timing reference) between the communicating devices in order to coordinate their transmissions.
Antonyms: Asynchronous

Definition of Synchronous

1. a. Happening at the same time; simultaneous.

Definition of Synchronous

1. Adjective. At the same time, at the same frequency. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Synchronous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Synchronous

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synchronize
synchronized
synchronized clock
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synchronizer
synchronizers
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synchronizing
synchronologies
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synchronous (current term)
synchronous converter
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synchros
synchroscope
synchroscopes
synchrotron
synchrotron light
synchrotron radiation
synchrotrons

Literary usage of Synchronous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1897)
"The author criticises a controversy which has lately taken place with reference to the above, and which ended in favour of the synchronous motor. ..."

2. Electrical Engineering: The Theory and Characteristics of Electrical by Clarence Victor Christie (1917)
"Starting synchronous Motors.—The single-phase synchronous motor is not self-starting and must be brought up to synchronous speed before being connected to ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1905)
"It is the purpose of this paper to give a history of the experience we have had with 60-cycle synchronous converters in Seattle during the last three years ..."

4. Electrical Engineering: The Theory and Characteristics of Electrical by Clarence Victor Christie (1917)
"When synchronous speed is reached the full excitation should be applied and ... synchronous Phase Modifier. — Since by varying the field excitation of a ..."

5. Principles of Alternating Current Machinery by Ralph Restieaux Lawrence (1920)
"synchronous motors are always built with salient poles. In other respects there is no essential difference between their construction and the construction ..."

6. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1922)
"Such windings are often used on alternators, particularly of the engine-driven type, to prevent hunting. 130. Starting the synchronous Motor. ..."

7. Theory and Calculation of Alternating Current Phenomena by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1916)
"The reversal of the sign of the current in the above equations, compared with the equations of Chapter XX, shows that in the synchronous motor, ..."

8. Theory and Calculation of Alternating Current Phenomena by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1916)
"The reversal of the sign of the current in the above equations, compared with the equations of Chapter XX, shows that in the synchronous motor, ..."

9. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1897)
"The author criticises a controversy which has lately taken place with reference to the above, and which ended in favour of the synchronous motor. ..."

10. Electrical Engineering: The Theory and Characteristics of Electrical by Clarence Victor Christie (1917)
"Starting synchronous Motors.—The single-phase synchronous motor is not self-starting and must be brought up to synchronous speed before being connected to ..."

11. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1905)
"It is the purpose of this paper to give a history of the experience we have had with 60-cycle synchronous converters in Seattle during the last three years ..."

12. Electrical Engineering: The Theory and Characteristics of Electrical by Clarence Victor Christie (1917)
"When synchronous speed is reached the full excitation should be applied and ... synchronous Phase Modifier. — Since by varying the field excitation of a ..."

13. Principles of Alternating Current Machinery by Ralph Restieaux Lawrence (1920)
"synchronous motors are always built with salient poles. In other respects there is no essential difference between their construction and the construction ..."

14. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1922)
"Such windings are often used on alternators, particularly of the engine-driven type, to prevent hunting. 130. Starting the synchronous Motor. ..."

15. Theory and Calculation of Alternating Current Phenomena by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1916)
"The reversal of the sign of the current in the above equations, compared with the equations of Chapter XX, shows that in the synchronous motor, ..."

16. Theory and Calculation of Alternating Current Phenomena by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1916)
"The reversal of the sign of the current in the above equations, compared with the equations of Chapter XX, shows that in the synchronous motor, ..."

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