asynchronous
  • Not synchronous. That is, not occurring at the same time or in equal and fixed intervals. Also called non-synchronous (1).
  • Not coordinated, especially as regards to time. Also called non-synchronous (2).
  • Having operations that occur only after each previous one is completed.
  • In communications, able to be transmitted intermittently rather than in a steady stream.

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