Attunement vs Synchronization - What's the difference?

attunement | synchronization |


As nouns the difference between attunement and synchronization

is that attunement is (uncountable) the quality of being in tune with something while synchronization is the state or property of being synchronized.

attunement

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) The quality of being in tune with something
  • * {{quote-book, 1969, , Classics Revisited citation
  • , passage=We read Izaak Walton for his tone, for his perfect attunement to the quiet streams and flowered meadows and bosky hills of the Thames valley long ago.}}
  • (countable) The process of attuning or becoming attuned
  • * {{quote-book, 2006, Frater W.I.T., Enochian Initiations citation
  • , passage=My attunement to this power is accomplished.}}

    synchronization

    Alternative forms

    * synchronisation (Commonwealth English)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The state or property of being synchronized.
  • The generator went off line when it lost synchronization with the power line.
  • * 2012 , Staff (Max Planck Institute), Study: Solar and wind energy may stabilize the power grid , R&D Magazine, online:
  • Synchronization , the coordinated dynamics of many units to the same timing is found throughout the natural world.
  • (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)
  • Synonyms

    * synchroneity, synchronicity