Definition of isochronous in English:

isochronous

adjective

  • 1Occurring at the same time.

    • ‘A 1394 port can support isochronous data, delivering data at a guaranteed speed.’
    • ‘An isochronous data pipe provides a bidirectional path for data between an application and a bus structure.’
    • ‘This is not the case unless the hub supports delivery of both the standard Ethernet and isochronous channels.’
    • ‘The respective isochronous packets are transferred to a digital TV system through the 1394 link layer 33 and the physical layer 95.’
    • ‘A demultiplexer for an isochronous multiplex signal is described which signal consists of isochronous sub-signals interleaved block by block.’
    1. 1.1 Occupying equal time.

Origin

Early 18th century (in the sense equal in duration or in frequency): from modern Latin isochronus (from Greek isokhronos, from isos equal + khronos time) + -ous.

Pronunciation:

isochronous

/īˈsäkrənəs/