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isochronism, isochrony (s) (noun), isochronisms (pl)
1. Something that takes place in or occupies equal times; equal in metrical length; equal in duration, or in intervals of occurrence: Isochronism can be exemplified by the vibrations of a pendulum, or characterized by, or relating to vibrations or motions of equal duration, or the vibrating uniformly as in a metronome.
2. Something that takes place (vibrating, etc.) at the same time, or at the same intervals of time, as something else; equal in duration (vibration-period, etc.) to or with something else: The isochronism of time can be illustrated by all the clocks in Germany that show the same time, especially useful for news broadcasts being presented at exactly eight o'clock in the evening all over Germany.
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