One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘When people exchange information they can do it synchronously, i.e., interacting at the same time, or asynchronously, i.e., interacting at different times.’
- ‘Because incubation begins before all eggs have been laid, the eggs hatch asynchronously, and the older chicks are noticeably larger than they younger chicks.’
- ‘Eggs are incubated for 25-30 days and hatch asynchronously.’
- ‘Events are queued asynchronously, in real time as the events happen, but they are read synchronously via the read system call.’
- ‘In a web-based course, the course content is developed as modules in HTML, and interaction takes place asynchronously through discussion boards or plain old e-mail.’
- ‘We assume that cells reproduce asynchronously.’
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