asynchronous communication



Data transfer method in which signals are sent and received in spurts and not in a continuous stream. See asynchronous transmission for details.

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  • There was asynchronous communication in the chess match that was played by mail between the to businessmen who were friends.

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  • Sometimes it can be a lot faster to use ASYNCHRONOUS COMMUNICATION when you want to transfer a large file far away.

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  • I took the telecommunications class and learned how asynchronous communication worked and it really blew my mind and my friend's.

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