plesiochronous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλησίον ‎(plēsíon, near) + χρόνος ‎(khrónos, time).

Adjective[edit]

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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