Simultaneity


Simultaneity

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 econometrics, it arises when one or more of the explanatory variables is jointly determined with the dependent variable, typically through an equilibrium mechanism.
*In criminal law, for a criminal violation to be established, it must be shown that there was simultaneity of actus reus and mens rea.
*In mathematics, a system of equations or a set of simultaneous equations share variables; a solution is a set of variable values for which all these equations are satisfied together.
*In music, see: simultaneity (music).
*In modern physics, see: Simultaneous hyperplane or Relativity of simultaneity.
*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.
*Synchronicity
*In chess, see Simultaneous exhibition


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  • simultaneity — simultaneous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ occurring, operating, or done at the same time. DERIVATIVES simultaneity noun simultaneously adverb simultaneousness noun. ORIGIN from Latin simul at the same time …   English terms dictionary

  • simultaneity — noun see simultaneous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • simultaneity — See simultaneously. * * * …   Universalium

  • simultaneity — noun a) The quality or state of being simultaneous; simultaneousness. b) More than one complete musical texture occurring at the same time. This first appeared in the music of , and is common in the music of , and others …   Wiktionary

  • simultaneity — Synonyms and related words: accompaniment, accordance, agreement, alliance, association, cahoots, co occurrence, co working, coaction, coincidence, collaboration, collectivity, collusion, combination, combined effort, concert, concerted action,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • simultaneity — si·mul·ta·ne·i·ty || ‚saɪmltÉ™ nɪːətɪ /‚sɪm n. occurrence at the same time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • simultaneity — simul·ta·ne·i·ty …   English syllables


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