asynchronous

(redirected from asynchronously)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia.

asynchronous

 [a-sing´kro-nus]
1. pertaining to asynchronism.
2. in cardiac pacing terminology, said of a pacemaker that cannot sense any spontaneous underlying cardiac electrical activity, so that pacing is done at a fixed, constant rate.

asynchronous

[āsing′krənəs]
Etymology: Gk, a + synchronos, not simultaneous
(of an event or device) a computer operation in one command performed in response to a signal that the previous command has been completed. One operation is completed before the next is initiated.

asynchronism

(ā″sing′krŏ-nizm) [ ¹an- + synchronism]
1. The failure of events to occur in time with each other as they usually do.
2. Incoordination.
asynchronous (-nŭs), adjective
References in periodicals archive ?
The asynchronously initiated communication occurs through the implementation of the SNMP "trap" commands, with the protocol enhanced by allowing e-mail communication of user-established warnings.
We are also pushing hard on the concept of what we call virtual IPTs [integrated product teams], which enable people to organize in a more systematic way and work asynchronously using their KM tools without being slaves to time and distance.
Asynchronous IO for Java (AJava) is an optimized solution for helping Java servers manage high volume distribution and enables input/output to be performed on sockets and files asynchronously.
Technical credits are superior, in particular cinematographer Benoit Delhomme's vivid, threatening hues and composer Ton That Tiet's asynchronously mesmerizing music.
We will allow innovation to occur asynchronously," he says: As soon as third-party extensions emerge, Taligent will add them to the core operating system.
Word Derby features the unique ability for players to compete against multiple friends asynchronously to create a dynamic experience," said Joe Wee, co-founder and co-general manager of Chillingo.
This contract is a storage system consisting of 3 identical units for an archive environment at different locations (local synchronously mirrored in the data center WE-rzburg and asynchronously to the data center Bochum).
Asynchronous Duplication means being able to copy any size master data onto multiple sources asynchronously (independently) without sacrificing duplication speed and no interruption as each channel can independently load, unload, and copy.
In addition, the new version provides specific features enabling Capacity Management to be integrated with ITSM tools and workflow platforms, allowing external third-party application to utilise Caplan services and to asynchronously push data into Caplan Capacity Database.
All are similar in that they are a) computer-mediated, b) contained published messages, c) occur asynchronously, d) and are shared with an unknown public/audience.
There are two ways to replicate data remotely: synchronously and asynchronously.
Without touching the application code, events are captured in real time and "pushed" asynchronously via multiple messaging protocols, HTTP and WebSphere MQ, to drive heterogeneous business processes and maintain data consistency.

Full browser ?