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Local area networks

Of or referring to computer networks that are limited to a certain physical domain. For example, a school, home, or office building using network media.

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Local area networks

packet-switching network

Telecommunications; Local area networks

A network which uses a digital networking communications method that arranges all data into suitably sized blocks.

asynchronous transfer mode

Telecommunications; Local area networks

A networking tecnology which relays data in packets or cells of a fixed size.

trunk line leasing

Telecommunications; Local area networks

The lending of bandwith resources in a network of a series of fiber optic transmitter and reciever pairs connected in tandem.

optical amplification

Telecommunications; Local area networks

The action of enhancing or boosting the power of an electromagnetic (EM) light wave.

optical transmission loss

Telecommunications; Local area networks

In fiber optics the distortion of a signal that occurs over a specified distance in relaying data.

dispersion

Telecommunications; Local area networks

The separation by refraction of light or other radiation into individual components of different wavelengths.

synchronize

Telecommunications; Local area networks

The process by which files are made to contain the same data over a network.

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