Meaning of SIMULTANEOUS in English

|sīməl|tānēəs, |sim-, -nyəs adjective

Etymology: from (assumed) Medieval Latin simultaneus (whence simultaneitas simultaneity), from Latin simul at the same time (from similis same, similar) + Medieval Latin -taneus (from Late Latin momen taneus momentary) — more at same , momentaneous

1. : existing or occurring at the same time : coincident , concurrent

simultaneous fixing of prices of commodities affecting each other … as maize and dairy or pig products — Farmer's Weekly (South Africa)

just by twisting a dial, visitors to the U.N. General Assembly can hear simultaneous interpretations of what the speaker is saying in any of the five official languages

2. : satisfied by the same values of the variables

simultaneous equations

Synonyms: see contemporary

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.