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simultaneous
 a.  existing, happening, or done at the same time
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  This simultaneous discussion of many topics did not prevent a clear understanding but on the contrary was the surest sign that they fully understood one another.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XVI
2  When, for instance, we say that Napoleon ordered armies to go to war, we combine in one simultaneous expression a whole series of consecutive commands dependent one on another.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VI
3  There was a simultaneous sigh, which created quite a little gust, as the last hope fled, and the treat was ravished from their longing lips.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVEN
4  The movement, like the feeling, had been simultaneous and general.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
5  'If we was to bind him to any other trade to-morrow, he'd run away simultaneous, your worship,' replied Bumble.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
6  The successive and simultaneous scenes of this grand slaughter we renounce all attempts at depicting.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI—THE HEROES
7  The news reached Atlanta almost simultaneously with the news of the victory at Chancellorsville, and the town fairly rocked with exultation and with laughter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
8  And it was doubly dreadful that his death should occur simultaneously with the discovery of his infidelity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
9  They were exalted by the picture of themselves as being simultaneously business-like and artistic.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
10  In most American whalemen the mast-heads are manned almost simultaneously with the vessel's leaving her port; even though she may have fifteen thousand miles, and more, to sail ere reaching her proper cruising ground.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
11  All at once the outstretched arm gave a peculiar motion and then remained fixed, while the boat's five oars were seen simultaneously peaked.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
12  Fired by the cry which seemed simultaneously taken up by the three look-outs, the men on deck rushed to the rigging to behold the famous whale they had so long been pursuing.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
13  Almost simultaneously, with a mighty volition of ungraduated, instantaneous swiftness, the White Whale darted through the weltering sea.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
14  As she seated herself and was about to begin to eat her soup, which had been served when she entered the room, several persons informed her simultaneously that Robert was going to Mexico.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XV
15  And occasionally, the eyes of a whole group were turned simultaneously toward a large and silent lodge in the center of the village, as if it contained the subject of their common thoughts.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28
Example Sentence:
1  The explosion was almost simultaneous with the announcement.
2  There will be a simultaneous translation in English and Chinese.
3  The theatre will provide simultaneous translation in both English and Chinese.
4  In 1985, in Hamburg, I played against thirty-two different chess computers at the same time in what is known as a simultaneous exhibition.
5  The claim that I am able to levitate is simultaneously religious and scientific.
6  More restless than ever, when I had completed these arrangements I could not sit still, nor even remain in the house: a little time-piece in the room and the old clock in the hall simultaneously struck ten.
7  The radar beam can track a number of targets almost simultaneously.