adjective syn·chron·ic \sin-ˈkrä-nik, siŋ-\

Definition of SYNCHRONIC

a :  descriptive 4 <synchronic linguistics>
b :  concerned with events existing in a limited time period and ignoring historical antecedents
syn·chron·i·cal \-ni-kəl\ adjective
syn·chron·i·cal·ly \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of SYNCHRONIC

  1. <to musical accompaniment, the swimmers' synchronic movements form a kaleidoscope of artistic patterns>

First Known Use of SYNCHRONIC



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