Definition of synchro in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɪŋkrəʊ/


1 short for synchromesh.
Example sentences
  • The car then inherited some of the running gear of the TR4, such as the all synchro gearbox and Laycock overdrive.
  • Mechanic said everything looked great inside except the 3rd gear synchros were worn out.
  • They replace the 3rd and 4th gear synchros under warranty.
2A synchronizing device or facility.
Example sentences
  • CD recording is made easy with synchro start.
  • Office chair with synchro adjustment, which simultaneously adjusts back and seat.
  • The synchro mechanism changes the opening angle between seat and backrest ergonomically.
3 short for synchronized swimming.
Example sentences
  • The goal is to be in the position to run top-level national and international competitions in swimming, diving, synchro, water polo and disability games.
  • What the site does do over the sites of the top swimming nations is include swimming, diving, synchro, water polo, masters, disability swimming and open water in one site.
  • The week-long championships attracted a record 8,700 competitors in the swimming events alone, with a further 900 in the open water and more in the diving, synchro and water polo events.

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