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|Noun||1.||communication system - a system for communicating |
ground control - a communication system for sending continuous radio messages to an airplane pilot who is making a ground-controlled approach to landing
intercom, intercommunication system - a communication system linking different rooms within a building or ship etc
P.A., P.A. system, PA system, public address system, PA - an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas
radio link, link - a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
telecom equipment, telecom system, telecommunication equipment, telecommunication system - a communication system for communicating at a distance
|2.||communication system - facility consisting of the physical plants and equipment for disseminating information|
booster amplifier, booster station, relay link, relay station, relay transmitter, booster - an amplifier for restoring the strength of a transmitted signal
communications satellite - an artificial satellite that relays signals back to earth; moves in a geostationary orbit
facility, installation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
fiber-optic transmission system, fibre-optic transmission system, FOTS - a communication system using fiber optic cables
infrastructure, base - the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; "the industrial base of Japan"
network - (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs; "the networks compete to broadcast important sports events"
radio station - station for the production and transmission of AM or FM radio broadcasts
set - any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals; "the early sets ran on storage batteries"