isochronous

adjective
iso·​chro·​nous | \ ī-ˈsä-krə-nəs How to pronounce isochronous (audio) , ˌī-sə-ˈkrō- \

Definition of isochronous

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Other Words from isochronous

isochronously adverb

Examples of isochronous in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Intel’s also revealing Thursday that Tiger Lake contains a dedicated isochronous data path to the display, which presumably the company will detail later. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Intel promises 'dramatic' clock speed increases in Tiger Lake CPU," 13 Aug. 2020 IEEE 1394, an interface standard boasting high-speed communications and isochronous real-time data transfer—is one of the most tragic tales in the history of computer technology. Richard C. Moss, Ars Technica, "The tragedy of FireWire: Collaborative tech torpedoed by corporations," 22 June 2017 To enable this mixed use, Teener and James—who had also joined Apple—invented an isochronous transport method—meaning transfers at regular intervals. Richard C. Moss, Ars Technica, "The tragedy of FireWire: Collaborative tech torpedoed by corporations," 22 June 2017

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First Known Use of isochronous

1706, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for isochronous

Greek isochronos

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The first known use of isochronous was in 1706

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“Isochronous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isochronous. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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