bi·​syn·​chro·​nous (ˌ)bī-ˈsiŋ-krə-nəs How to pronounce bisynchronous (audio)
of digital communications
: being synchronous communication in which information is coded in binary form
Installed earlier this year, it exists in tandem with its precursor, several lines of a bisynchronous network that was already straining under the weight of heightened capacity earlier in the year.Stan M. Reaves, Wall Street & Technology, January 1998

Word History

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bisynchronous was in 1974

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“Bisynchronous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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