Home > Industry/Domain > Telecommunications > General telecom

General telecom

Terms relating to telecommunication or communication through technological means.

Contributors in General telecom

General telecom

clock

Telecommunications; General telecom

A reference source of timing information. 2. A device providing signals used in a transmission system to control the timing of certain functions such as the duration of signal elements or the ...

corner reflector

Telecommunications; General telecom

A reflector consisting of three mutually perpendicular intersecting conducting flat surfaces, which returns a reflected electromagnetic wave to its point of origin. Note: Such reflectors are often ...

optical cavity

Telecommunications; General telecom

A region bounded by two or more mirrors that are aligned to provide multiple reflections of lightwaves. Note: The resonator in a laser is an optical cavity. In this sense, synonym resonant cavity.

resonant cavity

Telecommunications; General telecom

A region bounded by two or more mirrors that are aligned to provide multiple reflections of lightwaves. Note: The resonator in a laser is an optical cavity. In this sense, synonym resonant cavity.

accumulator

Telecommunications; General telecom

A register in which one operand can be stored and subsequently replaced by the result of an arithmetic or logic operation. 2. A storage register. 3. A storage battery.

arithmetic register

Telecommunications; General telecom

A register that holds the operands or the results of operations such as arithmetic operations, logic operations, and shifts.

Telecommunications Service Priority (TSP) service

Telecommunications; General telecom

A regulated service provided by a telecommunications provider, such as an operating telephone company or a carrier, for NS/EP telecommunications. Note: The TSP service replaced Restoration Priority ...

Featured blossaries

Fashion

Category: Fashion   1 8 Terms

photography terms

Category: Arts   1 1 Terms