Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Coincidence in time; simultaneousness.
  • noun A chronological listing of historical personages or events so as to indicate parallel existence or occurrence.
  • noun Representation in the same artwork of events that occurred at different times.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Concurrence of two or more events in time; simultaneousness.
  • noun A tabular arrangement of historical events or personages, grouped together according to their dates.
  • noun In painting, the representation in the same picture of several events happening at different times, or of the same event at different moments of its progress.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The concurrence of events in time; simultaneousness.
  • noun The tabular arrangement of historical events and personages, according to their dates.
  • noun (Paint.) A representation, in the same picture, of two or events which occured at different times.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being synchronous
  • noun A temporal relationship between events

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

  • noun the relation that exists when things occur at the same time

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Examples

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  • Some effects are designed to be imperceptible (such as modifying a scene to stop a character's mouth from moving) whereas others are intended to increase synchronism with the audio, or possibly create a unique visual style for the video.

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  • Geographic synchronism of cycles of small rodent in Norway.

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  • I merely set up a wave motion in the atoms of the material that is in synchronism with the frequency of ultra-violet light, which is invisible to the human eye.

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  • In his book, Clavis Apocalypticae (The Key of the Revelation) he considered that his great advance in the interpretation of prophecy was his discovery of the “synchronism” of prophecies.

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  • I merely set up a wave motion in the atoms of the material that is in synchronism with the frequency of ultra-violet light, which is invisible to the human eye.

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  • There seems, then, no escape from the admission that neither physical geology, nor paleontology, possesses any method by which the absolute synchronism of two strata can be demonstrated.

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  • During the period of its composition, he had fallen, perhaps for the first time in his life, sincerely in love with the woman he ultimately married; and it is appropriate to notice here the synchronism of the event with his high-water mark in fiction.

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