Definition of synchronization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (British English also -isation) noun
    BrE BrE//ˌsɪŋkrənaɪˈzeɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɪŋkrənəˈzeɪʃn//
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  1. 1the fact of happening at the same time or moving at the same speed as something else; the act of making something do this synchronization of the business cycle throughout the EU Contract and relax your muscles in synchronization with your breathing. compare sync
  2. 2(computing) the act of linking data files between one computer or mobile device and another so that the information in the files on both machines is the same synchronization (of something) (between something) automatic wireless synchronization of your email, calendar and contacts between different devices synchronization (of something) (with something) The system provides full wireless connectivity and easy synchronization with other wireless devices.