simultaneity n : happening or existing or done at the same time [syn: simultaneousness]
the quality or state of being simultaneous
simultaneity in music
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
simultaneity in German: Gleichzeitigkeit
simultaneity in French: Simultané
simultaneity in Dutch: Simultaan
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