What does asynchronous mean?

Definitions for asynchronouseɪˈsɪŋ krə nəs

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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


  1. Asynchronous(a.)

    (Computers) occurring at different speeds in different computers connected by a data transmission link; -- said of methods data of transmission between computers. Opposite of synchronous.

  2. Asynchronous(a.)

    (Paleontology) occurring in different geologic times; -- of taxa/ synchronous

  3. Asynchronous(a.)

    chronologically misplaced; belonging to a different time or era

  4. Origin: [Gr. not + synchronous.]


  1. asynchronous(Adjective)

    Not synchronous; occurring at different times.

  2. asynchronous(Adjective)

    allowing the client to continue during processing.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of asynchronous in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of asynchronous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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