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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 syn·chron·ic /sɪnˈkrɑnɪk, sɪŋ-/

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: occurring or existing at the same time or having the same
             period or phase; "recovery was synchronous with
             therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.; "a synchronous set of clocks";
             "the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight";
             "synchronous oscillations" [syn: synchronous, synchronal]
             [ant: asynchronous]
      2: concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a
         particular period without considering historical
         antecedents; "synchronic linguistics"; "descriptive
         linguistics" [syn: descriptive] [ant: diachronic]
      3: (of taxa) occurring in the same period of geological time