Meaning of ASYNCHRONOUS in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ (ˌ)ā-ˈsiŋ-krə-nəs, -ˈsin- ]


Date: 1748

1. : not synchronous

2. : of, used in, or being digital communication (as between computers) in which there is no timing requirement for transmission and in which the start of each character is individually signaled by the transmitting device

• asyn·chro·nous·ly adverb

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