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EtymologyEdit

plesio- +‎ chrono- +‎ -ous from Ancient Greek πλησίον (plēsíon, near) + χρόνος (khrónos, time).

AdjectiveEdit

plesiochronous (not comparable)

  1. (communication) Almost, but not quite, synchronous.
    The DS-3 standard uses bit stuffing to allow the clocks of its tributaries to be plesiochronous.

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