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English noun: synchronisation

1. synchronisation the relation that exists when things occur at the same time

SamplesThe drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves.

Synonymssynchroneity, synchronicity, synchronism, synchronization, synchronizing, synchrony

Broader (hypernym)temporal relation

Antonymsasynchronism, asynchrony, desynchronisation, desynchronization, desynchronizing

2. synchronisation (act) an adjustment that causes something to occur or recur in unison

Synonymssynchronising, synchronization, synchronizing

Broader (hypernym)adjustment, readjustment, registration

3. synchronisation (act) coordinating by causing to indicate the same time

SamplesThe synchronization of their watches was an important preliminary.

Synonymssynchronization, synchronizing

Broader (hypernym)coordination

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