What does synchrony mean?

Definitions for synchrony
ˈsɪŋ krə nisyn·chrony

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. synchronism, synchrony, synchronicity, synchroneity, synchronization, synchronisation, synchronizing(noun)

    the relation that exists when things occur at the same time

    "the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves"


  1. synchrony(Noun)

    synchronicity, the state of two or more events occurring at the same time.

    Etymology: From σύν + χρόνος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Synchrony(noun)

    the concurrence of events in time; synchronism


  1. Synchrony

    "Synchrony" is the nineteenth episode of the fourth season of the American science fiction television series The X-Files. It was written by Howard Gordon and David Greenwalt and directed by James Charleston. The episode aired in the United States on April 13, 1997 on the Fox network. The episode is a "Monster-of-the-Week" story, a stand-alone plot which is unconnected to the series' wider mythology. "Synchrony" earned a Nielsen rating rating of 11.3, being watched by 18.09 million people upon its initial broadcast. The episode received mixed to positive reviews from television critics. The show centers on FBI special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who work on cases linked to the paranormal, called X-Files. In this episode, Mulder and Scully investigate a murder for which the suspect presents an incredible alibi — that the death was foretold by an old man able to see into the future. Upon investigating the case, the duo discover an increasingly bizarre series of events that leads Mulder to believe time travel is involved. Gordon and Greenwalt wrote the episode after being inspired by an article in Scientific American about time travel and quantum physics. The idea of a scientist trying to stop the invention of something terrible was inspired by Manhattan Project physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, who complained to Harry S. Truman about the 1945 atomic bombings of Japan.


  1. Synchrony

    Since 1993, Synchrony® has been dedicated to providing world-class products and services that improve performance, size, simplicity and value for rotating machinery.

How to pronounce synchrony?

  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of synchrony in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of synchrony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of synchrony in a Sentence

  1. Amit Ray:

    One of the key algorithms of compassionate artificial intelligence is Mother-Infant Inter-brain Synchrony algorithm, which mimics the brain-to-brain synchrony of gaze, facial expressions, touch and heart rhythms of mother and child.

  2. Stephanie King:

    Synchrony has also been linked to oxytocin release in humans, which promotes trust and co-operation.

  3. Michael Terman:

    We are confronting three main factors that can underlie depression: an internal clock that runs slower than 24 hours, late evening light exposure that adds physiological time and further slows the process, and a dark bedroom that disallows the morning light signal essential for achieving synchrony with local solar time.

  4. Mayada Elsabbagh:

    The idea is that in autism, very subtle, atypical behaviors of the infant may cause them to be less sensitive and attentive to those social signals from their mothers, in turn, mothers are not able to maintain synchrony in the interaction.

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