un·​syn·​chro·​nized ˌən-ˈsiŋ-krə-ˌnīzd How to pronounce unsynchronized (audio)
: not operating or happening at the same time : not synchronized
unsynchronized clocks
unsynchronized movements

Examples of unsynchronized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So just add a couple extra lanes and have turning lanes that will only allow like 1-2 cars to turn all in unsynchronized intersections like everywhere else in DC? Heidi Pérez-Moreno, Washington Post, 19 July 2023 The rats were trained to emit synchronized brain activity for one signal and unsynchronized activity for the other. Carl Engelking, Discover Magazine, 10 July 2015 Viewers will find most of the scare tactics familiar, from unsynchronized shadows and mirror images to the standard, ear-buffeting volume stings. cleveland, 19 June 2020 Stadium traffic control seems designed to clear the parking lots as soon as possible, shifting bottlenecks onto roads like Avalon Boulevard with its unsynchronized traffic signals unnecessarily impeding stop-and-go bumper-to-bumper traffic. Nick Green, Orange County Register, 15 Mar. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsynchronized was in 1899

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“Unsynchronized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsynchronized. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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