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It is published in simultaneous print and electronic editions.
  at the same time
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simultaneously simultaneous simultaneity simultaneousness
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  • It is published in simultaneous print and electronic editions.
  • The store provides shoppers with a simultaneous art/music experience.
  • Simultaneous equations get their name from the fact that they need to be solved at the same time rather than sequentially.
  • Simultaneous engineering assures that designers, quality engineers and other players are in continuous communication so they can work on the project at the same time.

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  • Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Both reached him simultaneously.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • The source of the trouble appeared to be that Napoleon and Mr. Pilkington had each played an ace of spades simultaneously.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • It was the sensation of being simultaneously resurrected and buried within the same breath.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • This was a lot like that, except that the English translations were going on simultaneously in her head.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic
  • I nodded, and simultaneously another woman appeared, with bare feet.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees

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  • The others laughed, and I found myself smiling and wincing simultaneously.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • In the four thousand rooms of the Centre the four thousand electric clocks simultaneously struck four.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Always before, we’d each had our own partner and we’d been all tugging and sweating simultaneously.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
  • Ten thousand caps were simultaneously removed.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • She felt him grab her shoulders in a simultaneous attempt to stop his momentum and prevent her from falling.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • LINDA [simultaneously]:
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
  • Their necks were shaved to a hairline, as though the recent and simultaneous barbers had had a chalk-line like Cash’s. "Is it the pistols you’re laughing at?"
    William Faulkner  --  As I Lay Dying
  • Mr. and Mrs. Samsa were struck, almost simultaneously, with the thought of how their daughter was blossoming into a well built and beautiful young lady.
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • Simultaneously the engine whistled sharply and the train began to move,
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • All three take off their hats simultaneously, press their hands to their foreheads, concentrate.
    Samuel Beckett  --  Waiting for Godot
  • Lightning and thunder again, almost simultaneously.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • It’s as if they operate in two realities simultaneously.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • She wasn’t one of them, by any means, and I think that was probably what the other women simultaneously admired and despised the most.
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • I sat in one of those hushed plush auditoriums in the UN, next to a stern muscular Russian girl with no makeup who was a simultaneous interpreter like Constantin,
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • ACTION [simultaneously] RIFF:  The commanders say yes or no.
    Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim  --  Westside Story
  • The telescreen received and transmitted simultaneously.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • So completely did they dwarf the surrounding architecture that from the roof of Victory Mansions you could see all four of them simultaneously.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Simultaneously with the woman in the basement kitchen he thought of Katharine, his wife.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • And what was strange was that even when she was clasping him against her he had the feeling that she was simultaneously pushing him away with all her strength.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • She counted vigorously to herself, and admired her uncle’s ability to talk and dance simultaneously.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • "When I tell you to proceed," Cain goes on calmly, as if he’s not talking about the death of a seventeen-year-old girl, "you will all simultaneously attempt to execute her.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • He navigates the steering wheel with his free hand as he simultaneously drives and eats.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • I watch three black crows take off simultaneously from a telephone wire and wish I could take off too, move up, up, up, and watch the ground drop away from me the way it does when you’re on an airplane, folding and compressing into itself like an origami figure, until everything is flat and brightly colored—until the whole world is like a drawing of itself.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • She begins to talk, a sound so simultaneously sweet and angry it disturbs him.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • A mob of Unwinds with a hundred reasons to be angry have all simultaneously found one more, and that’s all it takes to push them over the edge.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • He was barely able to breathe because of a strange anticipation, the simultaneous desires to know and not know.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • Until she is arrested— I’d get that far, until she is arrested, and then I could feel my brain expand and deflate simultaneously—my own cerebral Hitchcock zoom—and I’d think: My wife murdered a man.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Natalie clapped as Kriss and I simultaneously fell back into our chairs.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • "Get your boot off my neck!" he grunted, his expression simultaneously surly and fearful.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • His expression was strange, as if he was simultaneously relieved and amused.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • It simultaneously felt like it dragged on forever and passed in an instant.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • Mark was simultaneously revolted and terrified that he might be looking at the remains of the only girl he’d ever loved.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • "Oh," said Colin and Hassan simultaneously, both embarrassed.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • The usher looks embarrassed, shaking his head and his hands simultaneously.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • If we provide these services for free, we’re saving the government billions of dollars, and, more important, the results would be known simultaneously.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • By the time my turn came, the pigeons must’ve been sick of us bothering them, because the moment I strolled into the square they all burst into flight and took one big, simultaneous cluster-bomb crap, which sent me flailing toward a water fountain to wash my whole head.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • I gagged and stumbled away from them into the dark, simultaneously grossed out and baffled.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • My docket of new death penalty cases in Alabama meant I was working insane hours driving back and forth from Atlanta and simultaneously trying to resolve several prison condition cases I had filed in various Southern states.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Of course not, she thought, while simultaneously thinking, Of course it did.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • They could have done him no real harm, of course, but the shock and pain of having a number of his toes nipped simultaneously by an unknown antagonist must have been considerable.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
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