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Noun: synchronization  ,sing-kru-nu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,sing-kru-nI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The relation that exists when things occur at the same time
    "the drug produces an increased synchronization of the brain waves";
    - synchronism, synchrony, synchronicity, synchroneity, synchronisation [Brit], synchronizing, synch, sync, synchronising [Brit]
  2. An adjustment that causes something to occur or recur in unison
    - synchronisation [Brit], synchronizing, synchronising [Brit]
  3. Coordinating by causing to indicate the same time
    "the synchronization of their watches was an important preliminary";
    - synchronisation [Brit], synchronizing, synchronising [Brit]

Derived forms: synchronizations

Type of: adjustment, coordination, readjustment, registration, temporal relation

Antonym: desynchronization

Encyclopedia: Synchronization