synchrony

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noun syn·chro·ny \ˈsiŋ-krə-nē, ˈsin-\

Definition of synchrony

plural

synchronies

  1. :  synchronistic occurrence, arrangement, or treatment

1848

First Known Use of synchrony

1848


SYNCHRONY Defined for English Language Learners

synchrony

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noun syn·chro·ny \ˈsiŋ-krə-nē, ˈsin-\

Definition of synchrony for English Language Learners

  • : a state in which things happen, move, or exist at the same time


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synchrony

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noun syn·chro·ny \ˈsiŋ-krə-nē, ˈsin-\

Medical Definition of synchrony

plural

synchronies

  1. :  synchronous occurrence, arrangement, or treatment <cells dividing in synchrony>



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