synchronous

<operating system, communications> 1. Two or more processes that depend upon the occurrences of specific events such as common timing signals.

2. Occurring at the same time or at the same rate or with a regular or predictable time relationship or sequence.

Opposite: asynchronous.

Last updated: 1996-04-11

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