Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A selsyn.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any synchronized event, such as synchronized swimming
  • n. A type of rotary electrical transformer that is used for measuring the angle of a rotating machine such as an antenna platform. In its general physical construction, it is much like an electric motor

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

  • n. a system consisting of a generator and a motor so connected that the motor will assume the same relative position as the generator; the generator and the motor are synchronized

Etymologies

Short for synchronous.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Short for synchronization or synchronized (Wiktionary)

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