Ashley and Jack experienced a simultaneous reaction of shock while watching the season finale of their favorite TV show.
When two television shows are on different channels at the same time, this is an example of a situation where the shows are simultaneous.
Origin of simultaneousMedieval Latin simultaneus from simultas, simultaneity from L, competition, rivalry from simul: see same
- Happening, existing, or done at the same time. See Synonyms at contemporary.
- Mathematics Containing variables for which there are values that can satisfy all the equations: simultaneous equations.
Origin of simultaneousLatin simul at the same time ; see sem-1 in Indo-European roots.English -taneous (as in instantaneous )
- si′mul·ta′ne·ous·ness si′mul·ta·ne′i·ty