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Synchronous - definitions

synchronous - Calling application requires response to request before proceeding.

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Source: Open Geospatial Consortium, 07 July 2011 10:22:41, External

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synchronous - 

   (1) [physics] Occurring together, or at the same time.
   (2) [data transfer] In data transmission, precisely timed and steady transmission of information that allows for higher rates of data exchange.
   (3) [programming] In programming, a series of actions or events that must occur in a specified sequence. For example, a program that launches another program and waits for it to finish before continuing is said to be synchronous.

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Source: esri, 07 September 2012 08:54:57, External

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