Coherence vs Synchronization - What's the difference?

coherence | synchronization |

As nouns the difference between coherence and synchronization

is that coherence is coherence, consistence, consistency while synchronization is the state or property of being synchronized.



Alternative forms

* (archaic)


(en noun)
  • Quality of cohering; of being coherent; internal consistency.
  • a logical arrangement of parts
  • ''His arguments lacked coherence .
  • (physics, of waves) the property of having the same wavelength and phase.
  • (linguistics) Semantic relationship between different parts of the same text.
  • Antonyms

    * incoherence


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    Alternative forms

    * synchronisation (Commonwealth English)


    (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