simultaneous

[ sahy-muhl-tey-nee-uhs, sim-uhl- ]SEE DEFINITION OF simultaneous
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The movement, like the feeling, had been simultaneous and general.

Simultaneous engrams are associated in every direction with the same intensity.

A loud cheer was followed by a simultaneous mounting of the ladders.

For simultaneous with their growth in man a growth of language must be supposed.

Hat, cigar, and boots dropped to a simultaneous disappearance.

His enquiries after my needs and of his garden were simultaneous.

Simultaneous equations: nine of them, involving nine unknowns.

This announcement produced a number of simultaneous remarks and exclamations.

It was simultaneous, uniform, and general, and looked to one end.

When we saw the pipe was lighted we gave a simultaneous start.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from Medieval Latin simultaneus, perhaps from simultim "at the same time," extended from Latin simul "at the same time" (see similar (adj.)), or from simul with ending abstracted from Late Latin spontaneus, where the -t- is organic. Related: Simultaneously.

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