from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Coincidence in time; simultaneousness.
- n. A chronological listing of historical personages or events so as to indicate parallel existence or occurrence.
- n. Representation in the same artwork of events that occurred at different times.
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- n. The state of being synchronous
- n. A temporal relationship between events
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The concurrence of events in time; simultaneousness.
- n. The tabular arrangement of historical events and personages, according to their dates.
- n. A representation, in the same picture, of two or events which occured at different times.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Concurrence of two or more events in time; simultaneousness.
- n. A tabular arrangement of historical events or personages, grouped together according to their dates.
- n. 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the relation that exists when things occur at the same time
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The pair that develops the best synchronism is usually the pair that wins; two people battling individually are unlikely even to finish.
Ms Katzoff attempts to play up the apparent synchronism of Duchovny's body of dramatic work with his current personal drama.
Geographic synchronism of cycles of small rodent in Norway.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
His main innovation in the field of prophetic interpretation, the synchronism, allowed for two prophecies to cover the same period in history by running concurrently.
Unless the dim light had totally deceived him, those hundreds of thin trunks were beating back and forth, in perfect synchronism, like fronds of kelp rocking in the surge.