Asynchronous

Definition of Asynchronous

A`syn´chro`nous
a.1.Not simultaneous; not concurrent in time; - opposed to synchronous.
2.(Paleontology) occurring in different geologic times; - of taxa/
3.chronologically misplaced; belonging to a different time or era
4.(Computers) occurring at different speeds in different computers connected by a data transmission link; - said of methods data of transmission between computers. Opposite of synchronous.

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