- sync 1929, shortened form of synchronization (see SYNCHRONIZE (Cf. synchronize)). Originally in ref. to soundtracks and pictures in the movies. Sense of "be in agreement, coincide" first recorded 1961 in in sync.
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sync — UK US (also synch) /sɪŋk/ noun [U] ● be in sync (with sth/sb) Cf. be in sync with sth/sb ● be out of sync (with sth/sb) Cf. be out of sync with sth/sb … Financial and business terms
sync — (also synch) informal ► NOUN ▪ synchronization. ► VERB ▪ synchronize. ● in (or out of) sync Cf. ↑out of sync … English terms dictionary
sync — or synch [siŋk] vt., vi. synced or synched, syncing or synching short for SYNCHRONIZE n. short for SYNCHRONIZATION in sync or in synch 1. in synchronization (with) … English World dictionary
SYNC 24 — DIN sync Brochage du connecteur DIN41524 5 femelle … Wikipédia en Français
sync — sync1 synch [sıŋk] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: synchronization] 1.) in sync (with sth/sb) a) if things are in sync, they are working well together at exactly the same time and speed be/move/work in sync ▪ The two mechanisms have to work in sync.… … Dictionary of contemporary English
Sync ML — SyncML (Synchronization Markup Language) ist ein Plattform unabhängiger Standard zur Datensynchronisation zwischen Computern. Bei den Daten kann es sich um beliebige Informationen handeln, meist PIM Daten wie Adressen, Kalendereinträge oder E… … Deutsch Wikipedia
sync — /singk/, Informal. n. (used esp. in the phrases in sync and out of sync) 1. Also, synch /singk/, synchronization: The picture and the soundtrack were out of sync. 2. harmony or harmonious relationship: Management wants to be in sync with the… … Universalium
sync — [[t]sɪ̱ŋk[/t]] also synch PHRASE: usu v link PHR, oft PHR with n If two things are out of sync, they do not match or do not happen together as they should. If two things are in sync, they match or happen together as they should. [INFORMAL]… … English dictionary
sync — I. transitive verb also synch (synced; also synched; syncing; also synching) Date: 1945 synchronize II. noun also synch Date: 1929 synchronization, synchronism … New Collegiate Dictionary
sync — I UK [sɪŋk] / US verb [transitive] Word forms sync : present tense I/you/we/they sync he/she/it syncs present participle syncing past tense synced past participle synced to make sure that a computer has an exact copy of the data on something such … English dictionary