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syn·chron·ic

(sin'krōn-ik),
Referring to the study of the natural history of a disease by its state and distribution in a population at one time. The inferences about longitudinal course from such a study are warranted only under special conditions, notably that the longitudinal course of the disease is itself unchanging and that subjects in the sample are a representative sample of the survivors.

syn·chron·ic

(sin-kron'ik)
Referring to the study of the natural history of a disease by its state and distribution in a population at one time.

synchronic

(of species) occurring at the same periods in time.
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To bring this possibility into view, notice first a seemingly innocuous yet crucial assumption made by the synchronic money pump.
Thus, the inverse problem (as creation of modified model) implies a transition from the diachronic to the synchronic description of the system, whereas the direct problem considers the transition from the synchronic to diachronic description (i.
The Vespasian Psalter synchronic model and Hogg & Fulk's (2011) synchronic model
The second deformational event (D2) has occurred during of upper Eocene until Oligocene this event is synchronic with closing of east Iranian basin.
Concerning the dynamics of the strategy formation process, Mintzberg hints several times at developmental problem-solving processes that have both synchronic and diachronic aspects (Mintzberg 1998).
Another somewhat related issue, not mentioned by Lestrade himself, is whether a diachronic map should represent the number of languages in which the diachronic change presumed to be responsible for a synchronic pattern has actually been historically observed.
In Archaeologies of the Future, Fredric Jameson writes that "[s]o it is that the synchronic historian works against himself: winner loses, as Sartre liked to put it: the more airtight the synchronic system laid in place all around us, the more surely history itself evaporates in the process, and along with it any possibility of political agency or collective anti-systemic praxis" (89).
He does not deny an element of innovation in the rabbis' belief system, but he does deny that this element strikes at the core of the Bible's belief system, particularly its understanding of the role of synchronic exegesis for the practice of religion.
Bloomfield, 1933: 347, quoted from Aitchison, 1991:12) But it has been realized that language change is observable: the diachronic linguistic change is reflected in the synchronic change of language and thus can be studied through the synchronic change.
This impulse need not have elevated synchronic over diachronic analysis, nor should the quest for subjective meaning have marginalized the issue of causal explanation.
By substituting the original title and subtitle of section II "He Do the Police in Different Voices (part II)" and "in the Cage" with "A Game of Chess" Eliot shifted the focus from a mode of inter-textual discourse to an intra-textual model of significance, given by the synchronic network of relations holding between the fragments in a de-centred literary circuit.