Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who/which synchronizes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which synchronizes; especially, a contrivance for synchronizing clocks. Also spelled synchroniser.
  • n. In electricity, an apparatus for indicating when two alternating-current machines are revolving at the same speed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)

Etymologies

synchronize verb + -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Easy subtitle synchronizer makes life really easy.

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  • SyncPlaces is a bookmark/password synchronizer for Firefox that keeps them private by using your own web (requires WebDAV) or ftp server.

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  • When you eat is an important synchronizer and organizer of the circadian rhythm of cortisol secretion.

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  • Carmel Myers acted in over seventy films, was an early television talk-show host, led a production company that packaged radio and television shows, held a patent for an electronic synchronizer that controlled studio lights, and imported and distributed French perfume.

    Carmel Myers.

  • The folder synchronizer notes when local files are deleted and deletes them on the server using this call.

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  • There's also the case of biologist Genevieve Switz, a "strong synchronizer."

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  • This amazing soundclash is all made with live drums, live bass, toy keyboards and other gadgets, looping pedals and crazy old FX units, AND, the piéce de résistance, a 35mm film synchronizer thingy that band leader Brian Borcherdt (sounds like Orchard) scratches with ... no, seriously, its like he's scratching old film-strips and movies that have a magnetic sound track on them, and it sounds like a turntable.

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  • I also love having my bookmark synchronizer and two tabs (GMail & NetVibes) set up the same way on Firefox on each box. reply

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  • Ornstein knew all too well about synchronizer bugs.

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  • Unlike most other problems that could cause computers to crash, a synchronizer bug left behind virtually no useful forensic evidence that might point a diagnostician to the problem.

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