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isochronous

Syllabification: i·soch·ro·nous
Pronunciation: /īˈsäkrənəs
 
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Definition of isochronous in English:

adjective

1Occurring at the same time.
Example sentences
  • The respective isochronous packets are transferred to a digital TV system through the 1394 link layer 33 and the physical layer 95.
  • A 1394 port can support isochronous data, delivering data at a guaranteed speed.
  • An isochronous data pipe provides a bidirectional path for data between an application and a bus structure.
1.1Occupying equal time.

Origin

early 18th century (in the sense 'equal in duration or in frequency'): from modern Latin isochronus (from Greek isokhronos, from isos 'equal' + khronos 'time') + -ous.

Derivatives

isochronously

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • PowerAV features quality of service features specific to video and transmits it isochronously.

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