synchro

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EtymologyEdit

Short for synchronization or synchronized

NounEdit

synchro (uncountable)

  1. (sports, informal) Any synchronized event, such as synchronized swimming
    • 2007 August 21, Aimee Berg, “In Unsteady Waters, a Solid Foundation”, New York Times:
      Patrick Borkowski develops strength and conditioning programs for acrobatic and combat sports, including synchro, at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
  2. (electricity) A type of rotary electrical transformer that is used for measuring the angle of a rotating machine such as an antenna platform. In its general physical construction, it is much like an electric motor

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