syn·​chro·​ni·​za·​tion ˌsiŋ-krə-nə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce synchronization (audio)
: the act or result of synchronizing
: the state of being synchronous

Examples of synchronization in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Morgan and Smith combined on the opening goal, one of the best examples of the synchronization the Americans will need to get past defenses in upcoming contests. Frank Dell'apa,, 22 July 2023 People are taking over land once used by wildlife Shifts in seasonal patterns can also disrupt the synchronization between animals and their food source. Jake Frederico, The Arizona Republic, 26 July 2023 Beyond that, there are classes of graphs besides expanders, patterns more complex than global synchronization, and synchronization models that don’t assume every node and edge is the same. Leila Sloman, Quanta Magazine, 24 July 2023 The revenue increase was driven by growth in digital, performance, synchronization and mechanical revenue. Jem Aswad, Variety, 22 Nov. 2022 Presented by the San Diego Music Foundation — under whose auspices the San Diego Music Awards are also produced — Saturday’s San Diego Music Thing will include panel discussions on such topics as booking and promotions, and song synchronization for movies, TV, video games and ad campaigns. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 May 2023 That was one of the things where my brain and body had to be in synchronization in a completely different way. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 11 May 2023 Modern data centers house atomic clocks to provide a local timing source, integrated with GPS timing and with each other to ensure accurate time synchronization. Paul Lipman, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2023 The same laser pointer that Petit used could carry out an equally devastating denial of service attack on a human motorist by simply dazzling her, and without the need for sophisticated laser pulse recording, generation, or synchronization equipment. IEEE Spectrum, 26 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of synchronization was in 1828

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“Synchronization.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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