How to Time-Shift (Just a Little)
“Synch-ron-ate” (verb): taping a TV or cable show, then watching it ” without commercials ” so as to finish at the same time as the live telecast.
— Proposed addition to English language; Ross Kaplan.
Almost four years ago, I proposed a new word, “synchronate,” to describe the practice of recording a program, then starting to watch just far enough along that you can zip through all the commercials on the recorded version, and finish just as the “live” version is ending.
Maybe it’ll be more popular this time around . . . 🙂