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  • You said they're a problem, lot of difficulty one way or another--I forget the details: take a whole different schedule than the other meters, on account of the different size coin-boxes, throws you people off your synchronization, something like that.†   (source)
  • In synchronous motors, the rotor operates at the same speed as the rotating magnetic field.
  • Bill Gates has described e-mail as a convenient form of asynchronous communication.
  • Synchronized swimming is one of her favorite Olympic events.
    standard suffix: The suffix "-ize" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.
  • The fireworks were synchronized with the music.
  • They turned their backs on me in synchronization.†   (source)
  • Leah and Seth whined together, their noses turning my direction in synchronization.†   (source)
  • Tanya and Kate hissed in synchronization.†   (source)
  • Occasionally, a few other tiny, sharp lights could be seen in synchronous orbit: the spaceships etching circuits into the gigantic membrane.†   (source)
  • From this foundation, Katherine Solomon's research had vaulted forward, proving that "focused thought" could affect literally anything—the growth rate of plants, the direction that fish swam in a bowl, the manner in which cells divided in a petri dish, the synchronization of separately automated systems, and the chemical reactions in one's own body.†   (source)
  • As gravity and the electromagnetic beams balanced each other, the proton plane formed a gigantic shell in synchronous orbit around Trisolaris.†   (source)
  • However, Wang soon realized that the stars in the formation were in a synchronous orbit above the planet, moving together against the dimmer, more distant background of the Milky Way.†   (source)
  • It was much easier to clean up the three-dimensional remnants of the unfolded proton in synchronous orbit than it was to clean up the one-dimensional string.†   (source)
  • Twenty thousand Trisolaran hours after the completion of the huge particle accelerator in space, the unfolding of the proton into two dimensions was about to begin in a synchronous orbit around Trisolaris.†   (source)
  • Originally, it was thought that the one-dimensional proton would stay in synchronous orbit around Trisolaris forever, but due to friction from solar winds, pieces of the string fell back into the atmosphere.†   (source)
  • Something about the way they moved almost in synchronization to stand across the road from us, the way they all had the same long, round muscles under the same red-brown skin, the same cropped black hair, and the way their expressions altered at exactly the same moment.†   (source)
  • It was quiet for a long moment, just the thud of my heart hammering, the broken rhythm of our ragged breathing, and the whisper of our lips moving in synchronization.†   (source)
  • I clutched at his arm, wondering what could be in Aro's thoughts that would make him react so violently, while Felix and Demetri slipped into crouches in synchronization.†   (source)
  • It WAS a bore to be down by ten—an hour regarded at Bellomont as vaguely synchronous with sunrise—and she knew too well the nature of the tiresome things in question.†   (source)
  • Maiko, who was older, loved to party and was an accomplished synchronized swimmer.†   (source)
  • He glanced at his watch, synchronized with Greenwich Mean Time by constantly updated radio signals.†   (source)
  • They slide into synchronized splits and the crowd goes nuts.†   (source)
  • After each day of sea search, he and another pilot synchronized their returns to Oahu.†   (source)
  • The motion was fluid, synchronized, as if they had practiced it.†   (source)
  • Once your wiring synchronizes, you should be able to load it with a simple thought.†   (source)
    standard suffix: The suffix "-ize" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.
  • His words don't seem synchronized with his mouth, as if a. soundtrack has gone askew.†   (source)
  • Their movements were regular, synchronized, and slow.†   (source)
  • I felt I was becoming synchronized with him.†   (source)
  • The audience seemed to have become one, its breathing and articulation synchronized.†   (source)
  • It's like synchronized swimming," Gazzy said, pleased.†   (source)
  • Until the beginning of adolescence they were two synchronized machines.†   (source)
  • How could they possibly synchronize a meeting with their friends?†   (source)
    standard suffix: The suffix "-ize" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.
  • All three hitches' butts hit the ground as if synchronized.†   (source)
  • Colonel Korn synchronized their watches without a single hitch and moved ahead with confidence.†   (source)
  • As Frankie typed, she found her fingers synchronized with the rat-tat-tat of the fan.†   (source)
  • Somehow he held himself together and synchronized the watches.†   (source)
  • They had the move perfectly synchronized.†   (source)
  • The low music of perfectly synchronized movements turned to silence.†   (source)
  • "They're coming for us," Alice and Edward whispered together, perfectly synchronized.†   (source)
  • It's geared to synchronize with the slow motion.†   (source)
  • In one synchronized movement, my father, my stepmother and I turned our attention to the pink polka-dotted curtains hanging on the windows overlooking the student parking lot.†   (source)
  • To say that one lineman was more important than the others was as preposterous as arguing for the special value of a single synchronized swimmer.†   (source)
  • Recently she disproved one of Einstein's fundamental theories by using atomically synchronized cameras to observe a school of tuna fish.†   (source)
  • Our watches synchronized, our clothes black, our backpacks on, our breath visible in the cold, our minds filled with the minute details of the plan, our hearts racing, we walked out of the barn together once it was completely dark, around seven.†   (source)
  • After all, whenever we were together for a while under the same roof, our cycles became as synchronized as our watches.†   (source)
  • There's also stuff I definitely WON'T achieve greatness in, like opera, synchronized swimming, and cat grooming.†   (source)
  • Their faded uniforms look spectral in the dimness, and their breathing seems synchronized, and the effect is ghostly and unnerving.†   (source)
  • But even though we were perfectly synchronized in our pressing of the play button, his movie started a couple seconds before mine, so at every funny moment, he'd laugh just as I started to hear whatever the joke was.†   (source)
  • Witnessing their synchronized routine, he almost expects them to break into some campy chorus line from one of the seedier nightclubs.†   (source)
  • Both of her lab's holographic drives were synchronized and identical—serving as redundant backups to safeguard identical copies of her work.†   (source)
  • On the LCD, he saw that the pictures his son had taken did not have the numbers, but in the pictures that he took, the countdown showed clearly and was synchronized with the numbers on the film.†   (source)
  • I wave my hands, and you leap energetically in your tank, do a synchronized double spin, and land in pyramid formation.†   (source)
  • But afterward, in the safe house at Seraincourt, Mordecai produced an edited version of the encounter in which sound and video were synchronized.†   (source)
  • But for now it was more a matter of catching the precise pace, the exact flow of synchronized movements.†   (source)
  • With synchronized grunts they hefted him up and moved away from the Square, away from the open space.†   (source)
  • Booth is satisfied that his plan is simple enough that the synchronized slayings will not tax the mental capacities of his underlings.†   (source)
  • I could feel the pulse of his blood, and knew it was beating in time with my own heart, like he and I had somehow become internally synchronized.†   (source)
  • In the mornings he could hear birdsong drifting from the trees, and in the evenings he'd listen to the way the crickets and frogs sometimes synchronized their rhythm a few minutes after the sun went down.†   (source)
  • I tried to synchronize shoving it into first gear, pushing on the gas pedal, and releasing the clutch.†   (source)
  • The scene is dark, because of the hour, but I see people alighting like a flock of birds around a building I don't recognize, their movements synchronized.†   (source)
  • Once I had watched three juniors work on him for an hour, trying to break down his indefatigable stamina with a grueling, synchronized combination of running stairs, holding out an M-1 rifle,and pushups, but they never even began to crack Pig and eventually surrendered out of sheer boredom and a begrudging awe.†   (source)
  • They were wondrous clocks made of carved wood, which the Arabs had traded for macaws and which Jose Arcadio Buendia had synchronized with such precision that every half hour the town grew merry with the progressive chords of the same song until it reached the climax of a noontime that was as exact and unanimous as a complete waltz.†   (source)
  • Maybe it was the change in my breathing that woke him; maybe it was just that our schedules had become synchronized.†   (source)
  • I don't know what, but something happens, and the words get synchronized with the person's heartbeats, and then you're actually praying without ceasing.†   (source)
  • Babies as young as one or two days old synchronize their head, elbow, shoulder, hip, and foot movements with the speech patterns of adults.†   (source)
  • 'Now, men, we're going to synchronize our watches,' Colonel Korn began promptly in a sharp, commanding manner, rolling his eyes flirtatiously in General Dreedle's direction.†   (source)
  • 'We're going to synchronize our watches one time and one time only, and if it doesn't come off in that one time, General Dreedle and I are going to want to know why.†   (source)
  • The earliest entries made by Jean Tarrou synchronize with his coming to Oran.†   (source)
  • Happily, this ultimate indignity synchronized with the plague's last ravages.†   (source)
  • Too well synchronized.†   (source)
  • You call that unsynchronized?†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in unsynchronized means not and reverses the meaning of synchronized. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • We're unsynchronized.†   (source)
  • Since this first onslaught of the heat synchronized with a starling increase in the number of victims-there were now nearly seven hundred deaths a week-a mood of profound discouragement settled on the town.†   (source)
  • But when his visit synchronized exactly with Eulalie's it became frankly distasteful to my aunt.†   (source)
  • Until its collections are completed and synchronized, it will be impossible for its members to make any profitable inquiry into the general laws underlying the development of American, or even to attempt a classification of the materials common to the whole speech.†   (source)
  • …up to and including the 7th: their positions: the waggoner's star: Walsingham way: the chariot of David: the annular cinctures of Saturn: the condensation of spiral nebulae into suns: the interdependent gyrations of double suns: the independent synchronous discoveries of Galileo, Simon Marius, Piazzi, Le Verrier, Herschel, Galle: the systematisations attempted by Bode and Kepler of cubes of distances and squares of times of revolution: the almost infinite compressibility of hirsute…†   (source)
  • He began synchronizing on the light, hoping to hit the Zero before it took off.†   (source)
    standard suffix: The suffix "-ize" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.
  • We can slip you in while Major Danby is synchronizing the watches.†   (source)
  • Straining, he can barely hear the early-morning sounds of his father and mother organizing things, synchronizing schedules at the other end of the hall.†   (source)
  • Harrison and his Empress merely listened to the music for a while – listened gravely, as though synchronizing their heartbeats with it.†   (source)
  • A wave of startled uneasiness broke over the officers on the dais, and even Major Danby, who had begun synchronizing the watches, was distracted momentarily as he counted out the seconds and almost had to begin again.†   (source)
  • Ahead of him, in the lead, the Gipsy-Lotus was trying to lap one of the Bugattis by synchronizing its desperate swerves at a hundred and forty miles an hour to the manoeuvre necessary for passing, and failing to do so.†   (source)
  • It was that his words, his telling, just did not synchronise with what his hearers believed would (and must) be the scope of a single individual.†   (source)
    unconventional spelling: This is the British spelling. Americans spell it synchronize.
  • Its setbacks with seemingly predestined victims, like Grand and Rieux's girl patient, its bursts of activity for two or three days in some districts synchronizing with its total disappearance from others, its new practice of multiplying its victims on, say, a Monday, and on Wednesday letting almost all escape-in short, its accesses of violence followed by spells of complete inactivity-all these gave an impression that its energy was flagging, out of exhaustion and exasperation, and it…†   (source)
  • …at a college reunion they streamed before him as their dreams, personalities, and creeds had in turn thrown colored lights on his soul; each had tried to express the glory of life and the tremendous significance of man; each had boasted of synchronizing what had gone before into his own rickety generalities; each had depended after all on the set stage and the convention of the theatre, which is that man in his hunger for faith will feed his mind with the nearest and most convenient…†   (source)
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