- The state or property of being synchronized.
- The generator went off line when it lost synchronization with the power line.
- (military) The arrangement of military actions in time, space, and purpose to produce maximum relative combat power at a decisive place and time.
- (military) In the intelligence context, application of intelligence sources and methods in concert with the operation plan. (JP 2-0); (JP 1-02)
synchronization - Computer Definition
Referring to the coordination in time between a transmitter and receiver. In video communications, synchronization includes vertical and horizontal sync. Vertical sync keeps the picture from scrolling, or flipping. Horizontal synch keeps the picture from twisting. See also quadbit.
(2) Ensuring that the same photo, video or document is in two or more devices all the time. See data synchronization.
(3) Keeping time-of-day clocks in two devices set to the same time. See NTP.
(4) Keeping the clocks of two devices beating at the same rate. See synchronous transmission.
(5) Sending identical electronic signals from two transmitters. See MediaFLO.