nonsync

noun
non·​sync
plural -s

Definition of nonsync

: an accessory pair of ordinary phonograph turntables and pickups in a sound-on-film reproducing system used to provide musical interludes and background music for silent films

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History and Etymology for nonsync

short for nonsynchronous turntable, from nonsynchronous not synchronous (from non- entry 1 + synchronous) + turntable

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“Nonsync.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsync. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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