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Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Modern Latin, early 18th century


Occurring at the same time; occupying equal time.

Examples of Isochronous in a sentence

"The TV shows were isochronous, fighting for Nielsen ratings."

"Isochronous discussions about tax reform and infrastructure were happening in separate chambers."

About Isochronous

This word comes from the modern Latin “isochronus” by way of the Greek “isokhronos,” meaning “equal in age or time.” “Iso-” means “equal,” “khronos” means “time.”

Did you Know?

”Isochronous” sounds a little like “asynchronous,” but don’t confuse them — the latter means “not simultaneous or current in time.”

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