Definition of simultaneous
1 : existing or occurring at the same time : exactly coincident
2 : satisfied by the same values of the variables simultaneous equations
simultaneity\ˌsī-məl-tə-ˈnē-ə-tē, -ˈnā- also ˌsi-\ noun
simultaneouslyplay \ˌsī-məl-ˈtā-nē-əs-lē, -nyəs- also ˌsi-\ adverb
Examples of simultaneous in a Sentence
The two gunshots were simultaneous.
a simultaneous release of the movie and its soundtrack on CD
Recent Examples of simultaneous from the Web
Hoopla allows multiple simultaneous downloads so there is no wait to borrow.
The controversy continues in Bong’s native South Korea, where the country’s largest exhibitors — CGV, Lotte Cinema and Megabox — are refusing to screen the film because of its simultaneous Netflix release.
In South Korea, three major theater chains are boycotting Okja because of the simultaneous VOD release; here in the U.S. the movie is screening for the public only in New York and Los Angeles.
Pirelli World Challenge GTS:Ian James picked up his second win of the weekend under simultaneous red and checkered flags after Samatha Tan’s crash in the Kink left the track littered with debris.
Harris: If Sinead O'Connor sings him out, that breaks the Irish record for simultaneous goosebumps.
There will be simultaneous east and west bus tours, and the east tour starts Aug. 17 in Orlando.
Freedom of speech has already become a contentious issue surrounding the marches, apparently the first simultaneous anti-Shariah rallies held across the U.S.
The near-simultaneous attacks were the first terrorist incidents in Tehran in more than a decade.
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Synonym Discussion of simultaneous
SIMULTANEOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of simultaneous for English Language Learners
: happening at the same time
SIMULTANEOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of simultaneous for Students
: existing or taking place at the same time simultaneous events
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