Definitions for asynchronouseɪˈsɪŋ krə nəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•syn•chro•nouseɪˈsɪŋ krə nəs(adj.)

  1. not occurring at the same time.

  2. (of a computer or other electronic device) beginning each operation only after finishing the preceding one.

    Category: Computers

Origin of asynchronous:

1740–50

a•syn′chro•nous•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. asynchronous(adj)

    (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that does not require a common clock between the communicating devices; timing signals are derived from special characters in the data stream itself

  2. asynchronous(adj)

    not synchronous; not occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase

Wiktionary

  1. asynchronous(Adjective)

    Not synchronous; occurring at different times.

  2. asynchronous(Adjective)

    allowing the client to continue during processing.

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