Part of speech:
Existing or happening in the same period of time
Of or relating to a recently developed or advanced style, technique, or technology:
Being in agreement or harmony:
(Elec.) Designating or of a machine, specif. an alternating-current motor, generator, or converter, whose normal operating speed is exactly proportional to the frequency of the current in the circuit to which it is connected
Occurring, done, existing, etc. together or at the same time
Occurring at the same time
A person who has equal standing with another or others, as in rank, class, or age:
One of two parts that fit and complete each other.
A flow of positive electric charge. The strength of current flow in any medium is related to voltage differences in that medium, as well as the electrical properties of the medium, and is measured in amperes. Since electrons are stipulated to have a negative charge, current in an electrical circuit actually flows in the opposite direction of the movement of electrons.
Now in existence or progress; current:
Of the same age or period; contemporary
Of or concerned with language, mores, etc. at a given time, without reference to historical antecedents
Occurring at the same time
Being at hand or in attendance:
Being in accord with the latest ideas, improvements, or styles:
(US) Served with ice cream.
A person of the same class or rank; equal; peer
Informed, well-informed, familiar, acquainted. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]
Equally or jointly eternal.
Characterized by coincidence
(Gram.) Derived from the same base and, usually, related in meaning
The definition of extant is something that still exists.
Fond of novelty.
Done, made, etc. just before the present time; modern; new
The sticky tip of a flower pistil, on which pollen is deposited at the beginning of pollination.
(Biol.) The intimate living together of two kinds of organisms, esp. if such association is of mutual advantage
Following, next in order.
That is to be or to come; of or existing in later time.
Familiar or known from the past; accustomed
Having existence or being; existing
Fully familiar; knowledgeable.
Of or characteristic of the mods or the styles they favored
Constituting or including the very latest information:
A continuous, measurable quantity in which events occur in a sequence proceeding from the past through the present to the future.
Characteristic of recent times or informed of what is current
Attached to or favoring methods, ideas, or customs of an earlier time:
- Simultaneous implies occurrence at the same brief interval of time
- Synchronous implies exact correspondence in time of occurrence or rate of movement
- Coeval implies extension over the same period of time when a remote time or very long duration is involved
- Contemporary and contemporaneous both mean existing or happening at the same period of time, contemporary (often applied to the present) referring more often to persons or their works, and contemporaneous, to events
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