sync

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Etymology[edit]

Clipping of synchronization.

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Noun[edit]

sync (usually uncountable, plural syncs) (informal)

  1. Clipping of synchronization or synchrony.
  2. Harmony.
  3. (music) A music synchronization license, allowing the music to be synchronized with visual media such as films.

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sync (third-person singular simple present syncs, present participle synching or syncing, simple past and past participle synched or synced)

  1. (informal) To synchronize, especially in the senses of data synchronization, time synchronization, or synchronizing music with video.
    Our cloud storage automatically syncs your files to all your devices.
  2. (informal, computing) To flush all pending I/O operations to disk.

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