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Terms relating to telecommunication or communication through technological means.

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buffer

Telecommunications; General telecom

A routine or storage medium used to compensate for a difference in rate of flow of data, or time of occurrence of events, when transferring data from one device to another. Note: Buffers are used for ...

fiber buffer

Telecommunications; General telecom

A routine or storage medium used to compensate for a difference in rate of flow of data, or time of occurrence of events, when transferring data from one device to another. Note: Buffers are used for ...

loader

Telecommunications; General telecom

A routine that reads data into main storage.

multicast address

Telecommunications; General telecom

A routing address that (a) is used to address simultaneously all the computers in a group and (b) usually identifies a group of computers that share a common protocol, as opposed to a group of ...

Carson bandwidth rule

Telecommunications; General telecom

A rule defining the approximate bandwidth requirements of communications system components for a carrier signal that is frequency modulated by a continuous or broad spectrum of frequencies rather ...

Fleming's rule

Telecommunications; General telecom

A rule stating that if the thumb of the right hand points in the direction of an electric current, then the curled fingers point in the direction of the magnetic field that encircles the current; and ...

right-hand rule

Telecommunications; General telecom

A rule stating that if the thumb of the right hand points in the direction of an electric current, then the curled fingers point in the direction of the magnetic field that encircles the current; and ...

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