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Asynchronous

1. In computing, describing a process that occurs independently of other processes.

2. In telecommunications, describing two signals within a network or between two networks that are sent at different times.

3. More generally, describing two or more events that occur at a different time or something that occurs at the wrong time.
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A significantly higher proportion ([chi square] = 5.3, df = 1, P = 0.02) of ASYNC chicks (21.7%) died than SYNC chicks (12.8%).
Crop contents of chicks found dead in the nest (n = 42) suggested that starvation may have been a major cause of early mortality for later hatched nestlings in ASYNC broods.
Average curves for SYNC and ASYNC young diverged primarily at later ages, in part because ASYNC chicks peaked in mass well before fledging, while SYNC chicks peaked near fledging (Fig.
Chicks from ASYNC broods generally fledged at higher masses than SYNC chicks (Table 3).
SYNC chicks reached their inflection points at a younger age (9.95 [+ or -] 1.66 d) than ASYNC chicks (10.44 [+ or -] 2.73 d) (Table 3).
When you use await in a method, it must be marked as async, and Main cannot be marked as async.
This is a compiler trick so that I don't have to deal with Task to call an async method.
VTune(TM) analysis for the parallel Async version of the Prime Numbers program
The async and await keywords add a new twist to asynchronous processing in C#, but this change involves a lot more than what I've shown in this article.
The improvements in the C# language with the async keyword restore sequential ordering in the code while efficiently using system resources.
In async and bisync protocols, which are character-oriented, the line-handlers are always looking for recognizable control characters, usually seven or eight bits long.
For any of these problems, one possible solution would be to add a dedicated microprocessor to handle the overhead, convert EBCDIC character code to ASCII, handle a synchronous protocol on one side and an async interface on the other and multiplex terminals.