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asynchronous


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Involving or requiring a form of computer control timing protocol in which a specific operation is begun upon receipt of an indication (signal) that the preceding operation has been completed, and which indicates to a subsequent operation when it may begin. The rate at which operations proceed is determined by the time required by individual operations. See also interrupt, glitch. Compare synchronous.

Subjects: Computing.


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