non·​syn·​chro·​nous ˌnän-ˈsiŋ-krə-nəs How to pronounce nonsynchronous (audio)
: not synchronous : not happening, moving, or existing at the same time
Such nonsynchronous rotation had originally been proposed as a consequence of a supposed lack of permanent mass asymmetry within a dominantly fluid Europa …William B. McKinnon
Any camera and recorder can be used to record nonsynchronous, double system sound …Edward Pincus and Steven Ascher
nonsynchronous assembly lines

Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonsynchronous was in 1830

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“Nonsynchronous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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