Syntonic Syn*ton"ic, a. (Physics) Of or pert. to syntony; specif., designating, or pert. to, a system of wireless telegraphy in which the transmitting and receiving apparatus are in syntony with, and only with, one another. -- {Syn*ton"ic*al}, a. -- {Syn*ton"ic*al*ly}, adv. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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