simultaneous adj : occurring or operating at the same time; "a series of coincident events" [syn: coincident, coincidental, coinciding, concurrent, cooccurring]
- Rhymes: -eɪniəs
- Chinese: 同時, 同时 (tóngshí)
- Dutch: tegenlijkertijd
- Finnish: samanaikainen
- French: simultané
- German: gleichzeitig, simultan
- Italian: simultaneo
- Japanese: 同時の, 同じの (どうじの, dōji no)
- Korean: 동시적인 (dongsijeokin)
- Polish: równoczesny , jednoczesny
- Portuguese: simultâneo
- Russian: одновременный (odnovrémmenyj)
- Spanish: simultáneo
- Swedish: samtidig
Simultaneity is the property of two events happening at the same time in at least one reference frame.
The noun Simult means a supernatural coincidence, two or more divinely inspired events that occur at or near the same period of time that are related to each other in both noticeable and unnoticeable characteristics [Latin simul, at the same time; see sem-1 in Indo-European Roots + English -taneous(as in instantaneous).
- In marketing, simultaneity is one of the characteristics of a service which differentiates it from a product. It refers to the idea that the production and consumption of a service occur simultaneously, making it impossible to produce and store a service prior to consumption.
- In chess, see Simultaneous exhibition
simultaneous in German: Gleichzeitigkeit
simultaneous in French: Simultané
simultaneous in Dutch: Simultaan
accessory, accompanying, agreeing, associated, attendant, attending, coetaneous, coeternal, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coincident, coinciding, coinstantaneous, collateral, combined, concomitant, concurrent, concurring, conjoint, contemporaneous, contemporary, conterminous, correlative, coterminous, coupled, fellow, isochronal, isochronous, joined, joint, mutual, paired, parallel, synchronal, synchronic, synchronous, twin, unison, unisonous