Definition of synchronization in English:


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(also British synchronisation)
  • 1The operation or activity of two or more things at the same time or rate.

    ‘lack of synchronization between the dancers made it look clumsy’
    • ‘the operations required a high degree of synchronization between the parties’
    • ‘Dolphins leap through the massive oceans in seeming synchronization.’
    • ‘The flames shot up the walls in such synchronization.’
    • ‘Jack and Meg were in perfect synchronization.’
    • ‘The voices are well done for the most part, though I found the synchronisation was frequently off by several seconds.’
    • ‘Costumed singers performed in front, often in synchronisation with the images.’
    1. 1.1Adjustment of a clock or watch to show the same time as another.
      ‘clock synchronization between cities’
      • ‘Communications processors run a time synchronization protocol to achieve global clock synchronization.’
      • ‘The system does not sacrifice security or flexibility to provide accurate and powerful time synchronization to networks.’
      • ‘Provide accurate time synchronization for all time-sensitive systems.’
      • ‘Accurate clock synchronization over large distances was needed for longitude determination.’
      • ‘Clock synchronization between cities became essential for creating reliable railroad schedules.’
    2. 1.2Computing The action of causing a set of data or files to remain identical in more than one location.
      ‘folder synchronization allows users on different computers to use shared data sources’
      • ‘easy synchronization with other wireless devices’
      • ‘The announcement heralds a significant step forward in the development of global data synchronization.’
      • ‘The senior will perform a remote synchronization with the firm's server.’
      • ‘One such function is automatic synchronization among desktop, mobile PC and mobile phones.’
      • ‘Synchronisation typically copies your PC's contacts to your phone, or vice versa.’
      • ‘The instant synchronisation of addresses and calendars to a computer is a useful feature.’



/ˌsiNGkrənəˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ˌsɪŋkrənəˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌsiNGkrəˌnīˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ˌsɪŋkrəˌnaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/