bisynchronous

adjective
bi·​syn·​chro·​nous | \ (ˌ)bī-ˈsiŋ-krə-nəs How to pronounce bisynchronous (audio) , -ˈsin-\

Definition of bisynchronous

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

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First Known Use of bisynchronous

1974, in the meaning defined above

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