Simultaneity vs Synchronization - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between simultaneity and synchronization

is that simultaneity is the quality or state of being simultaneous; simultaneousness while synchronization is the state or property of being synchronized.




  • The quality or state of being simultaneous; simultaneousness.
  • (music) More than one complete musical texture occurring at the same time. This first appeared in the music of , and others.
  • See also

    * simultaneous adj * simultaneously adv * pitch simultaneity noun


    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