synchronic

adjective
syn·chron·ic | \ sin-ˈkrä-nik , siŋ- \

Definition of synchronic 

2a : descriptive sense 4 synchronic linguistics

b : concerned with events existing in a limited time period and ignoring historical antecedents

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Other words from synchronic

synchronical \sin-ˈkrä-ni-kəl, siŋ- \ adjective
synchronically \sin-ˈkrä-ni-k(ə-)lē, siŋ- \ adverb

Examples of synchronic in a Sentence

to musical accompaniment, the swimmers' synchronic movements form a kaleidoscope of artistic patterns

First Known Use of synchronic

1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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