from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a synchronous manner; at the same time.

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  • adverb In a synchronous manner; an action as carried out with synchrony; in phase or at the same time.

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  • adverb in synchrony; in a synchronous manner


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synchronous +‎ -ly


  • There is simply no way you can configure the CLR ThreadPool (in any of the current releases) to obtain good performance when the back-end calls have variable latency (in the range of 20-200 ms), the front end is seeing hundreds or thousands of concurrent requests, and you're making the back-end calls synchronously.

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  • Here's the new versions of the remaining service operation examples called synchronously by using the new service operation methods on the client.

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  • If you make the calls synchronously, it takes ~400 milliseconds, but if you make them asynchronously it takes ~200 milliseconds.

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  • The driver call-back functions are called synchronously from the erlang emulator.

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  • So actually I'll build an additional method which will put the locks and call synchronously adaptee's method and this one will be the one executed asynchronously by the delegate.

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  • Messages can be passed synchronously, meaning the sender blocks until the received does a receive and the receiver blocks until the sender does a send.

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  • Well the good news is that the code will still run just fine, but it will run synchronously, meaning that you did all that extra coding for nothing.

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  • After all, if the poor and the wealthy update their opinions synchronously because the poor simply follow the rich, this is hardly good news for democracy.

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  • When the peak of the Western coverage was on Iran, these opposition activists were synchronously writing materials on Iran.

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  • A colleague has provided me with a link to a free programme that allows two people to listen synchronously on Skype to the same sound file with one person able to start, pause, re-wind and fast forward just as one can on an almost obsolescent tape recorder.

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