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synchronous idle character (SYN)
A transmission control character used in synchronous transmission systems to provide a signal from which synchronism or synchronous correction may be achieved between data terminal equipment, particularly when no other character is being transmitted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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