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English adjective: synchronic

1. synchronic occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase


SamplesRecovery was synchronous with therapy.
A synchronous set of clocks.
The synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight.
Synchronous oscillations.


Synonymssynchronal, synchronous


Similarco-occurrent, coetaneous, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coincident, coincidental, coinciding, concurrent, contemporaneous, contemporaneous, contemporary, cooccurring, parallel, simultaneous, synchronic, synchronised, synchronized


See alsosynchronic


Antonymsasynchronous

2. synchronic concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents


SamplesSynchronic linguistics.


See alsosynchronal, synchronic, synchronous


Domain categorylanguage, linguistic communication


Antonymsdiachronic, historical

3. synchronic (of taxa) occurring in the same period of geological time


Similarsynchronal, synchronic, synchronous


Antonymsasynchronous









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