Translation of synchronize in Spanish:

synchronize

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪŋkrənaɪz/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (make coincide) to synchronize sth (with sth) [movements/mechanism] sincronizar* algo (con algo) the film and the soundtrack are perfectly synchronized la película y la banda sonora están perfectamente sincronizadas synchronized swimming natación (feminine) sincronizada, nado (masculine) sincronizado (Mexico/México)
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    • The goal is to ensure that all movement is synchronized to meet operations and logistics timelines.
    • Even when all his pistons were synchronised and operating precisely, Jones did not like to take chances.
    • All the cuts, all the ski strokes, all the movements are synchronized with the tempo of the sound.
    1.2 (set to same time) [clocks/watches] sincronizar*
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    • The theory should also help in the design of quantum techniques for synchronizing atomic clocks aboard satellites, which keep slightly different times because of their relative motion.
    • My guys synchronise their watches with the atomic clock.
    • These clocks are synchronized with a number of atomic standards on Earth to provide the highly precise time reference needed to locate objects precisely on or near Earth's surface.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • to synchronize (with sth) [movements/soundtrack] estar* sincronizado (con algo)
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    • They breathe in time with the listener, pulses synchronising, heart rate slowing.
    • Joshua laid his head on her shoulder, listening as her heavy breathing synchronized with his.
    • The mandible, or lower jaw, rocks slowly back and forth to aid and synchronize with this process.

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