isochronous

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἴσος (ísos, equal) + Ancient Greek χρόνος (khrónos) + -ous

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isochronous (not comparable)

  1. happening at regular intervals
  2. happening at the same time; isochronal
  3. (computing) of or pertaining to the use of clocks derived from the same clock reference
    Their entire national telephone network is isochronous, with a clock distribution tree radiating from a single, protected cesium reference clock.
  4. (computing) of or pertaining to data associated with time sensitive application
    These packets belong to an isochronous voice application and need priority handling.

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