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*out of sync

uncoordinated; unsynchronized. (An abbreviation for synchronization. *Typically: be ~; get ~.) Our efforts are out of sync. My watch and your watch are out of sync.
See also: of, out, sync

in phase

Also, in sync. In a correlated or synchronized way; in accord, in harmony. For example, If everyone were in phase we could step up the schedule, or John and Pat often say the same thing at the same time; their minds are perfectly in sync . Both versions of this idiom refer to physical phenomena. The first, dating from the second half of the 1800s, alludes to being at the same stage in a series of movements. The second, a slangy abbreviation of synchronization dating from the mid-1900s, alludes to exact coincidence in the time or rate of movement. Also see in step; phase in; for the antonym, see out of phase.
See also: phase

out of phase

Also, out of sync. In an unsynchronized or uncorrelated way. For example, Inventory control and shipping are out of phase, so we can't rely on their figures, or The lights are out of sync and keep flashing at random. For dates, see the antonym in phase.
See also: of, out, phase

in sync

If two things are in sync, they match or happen together as they should. Note: `Sync' is sometimes spelled `synch'. They swayed back and forth, more or less in sync with the music. Mr D and Mr B nodded perfectly groomed grey heads in sync.
See also: sync

out of sync

If two things are out of sync, they do not match or do not happen together as they should. Note: `Sync' is sometimes spelled `synch'. Normally, when demand and supply are out of sync, you either increase the supply, or you adjust the price mechanism. I think this decision is out of sync with reality.
See also: of, out, sync

sync up

or synch up
v.
To coordinate something with something else so that they operate at the same rate and in correspondence with each other: The film editor synced up the sound and video. I synced the file on my home computer up with the more recent file on my laptop. The sound on my TV doesn't sync up with the video.
See also: sync, up

out of sync

(...sɪŋk)
mod. uncoordinated; unsynchronized. My watch and your watch are out of sync.
See also: of, out, sync

in phase

In a correlated or synchronized way.
See also: phase

out of phase

In an unsynchronized or uncorrelated way.
See also: of, out, phase
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Snap Sync Browser Access is available from any Internet-enabled device with a browser and lets users view, search, share and download content across linked devices.
N Sync, on the other hand, puts on an astonishingly well-produced live show that not only wows the fans, but probably diverts the attentions of many parents - who throw over similar big bucks for bloated theatrical extravaganzas as ``Phantom of the Opera'' or ``Miss Saigon'' - from noticing the thinness of the music.
Sync via Google transfers PC data to any Google account, which then wirelessly syncs with the LG G2x.
Simplified voice-controlled access via AppLink With the first version of SYNC Destinations, Ford owners had the capability to get on-the-go access to their cloud-based SYNC Services account.
Local Wi-Fi sync uses your Wi-Fi network to sync data between PC and DejaOffice on the ThunderBolt automatically.
Bedewi is one of the 2 million owners of Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) vehicles so far that are equipped with SYNC technology that includes SYNC 911 Assist capability.
Christmas Day, you can get in sync with 'N Sync on ABC's ``Walt Disney World's Very Merry Christmas Parade.
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Ford will first offer SYNC AppLink, a downloadable software program, on the 2011 Fiesta, allowing owners to access and control Android(TM) and BlackBerry smartphone apps with voice commands and vehicle controls
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