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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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Asynchrony Labs is an information technology consulting firm specializing in application development, mobile computing, systems and sensor integration, enterprise architecture and tactical collaboration.
A recent study to compare patient-ventilator synchrony during NIV between ICU, transport and dedicated NIV ventilators, found the use of a NIV ventilator on critically ill patients led to a significant decrease in the incidence of patient-ventilator asynchrony.
Lang's affectation of "Middle English" as well as the content of his comic letter to Mandeville demonstrate the attraction of asynchrony for the amateur, but even Lang's queering of time is overshadowed the sham "lost" chapter of Mandeville's book penned by the young M.
The Eucalyptus genus is difficult to study because of its low embryogenic potential, the high oxidation rates of phenolic compounds; the asynchrony in the induction and maturation processes, and the difficult regeneration of plants.
Nevertheless, unlike the other species, females from Milpa Alta show some degree of asynchrony, with larger females breeding earlier than young females breeding for the first time (Fig.
The analysis of the reproductive cycle by size groups showed asynchrony in the reproductive activity between small and large Yellowfin Tuna.
Such physician-parent asynchrony is well documented in the neonatal literature, albeit with regard to decision making at the limit of viability.
permanent departure) and the median date for that behavior over all hatchlings as a measure of asynchrony.
Among his topics are average type memory, asynchrony and probabilistic rules, reversible dynamic, coupled layers, and spatial games.
On rare occasions, patient-ventilator asynchrony (usually rapid shallow breathing); precipitated a change to more heavy sedation, and more rarely muscle relaxation and PCV was introduced to achieve the desired controlled minute ventilation.