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

 syn·co·pe /ˈsɪŋkə(ˌ)pi, ˈsɪn-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 syn·co·pe /ˈsɪŋkəpɪ, ˈsɪn-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Syn·co·pe n.
 1. Gram. An elision or retrenchment of one or more letters or syllables from the middle of a word; as, ne'er for never, ev'ry for every.
 2. Mus. Same as Syncopation.
 3. Med. A fainting, or swooning. See Fainting.
 4. A pause or cessation; suspension. [R.]
 Revely, and dance, and show,
 Suffer a syncope and solemn pause.   --Cowper.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient
           blood to the brain [syn: faint, swoon, deliquium]
      2: (phonology) the loss of sounds in the interior of a word (as
         in `fo'c'sle' for `forecastle') [syn: syncopation]