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n. Informal
1. Telecommunications.
2. A telecommunications company.
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(ˈtɛlɪˌkɒm) or


(Telecommunications) (functioning as singular) short for telecommunications
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Noun1.telecom - (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronicallytelecom - (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
sampling - measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)
electronic converter - (telecommunication) converter for converting a signal from one frequency to another
loop gain - (telecommunication) the gain of a feedback amplifier or system as a function of how much output is fed back to the input; "if the loop gain is too great the system may go into oscillation"
telecommunication - (often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance
medium - a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
telephony, telephone - transmitting speech at a distance
telegraphy - communicating at a distance by electric transmission over wire
wireless - transmission by radio waves
broadcasting - taking part in a radio or tv program
multiplex - communicates two or more signals over a common channel
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
sunrise industry - a new industry that is expanding rapidly (especially telecommunications or electronics)
sampling rate - (telecommunication) the frequency of sampling per unit time
Nyquist rate - (telecommunication) the lowest sampling rate that will permit accurate reconstruction of a sampled analog signal
sampling frequency - (telecommunication) the frequency of sampling a continuously varying signal
Nyquist frequency - (telecommunication) twice the maximum frequency occurring in the transmitted signal
call - send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message; "Hawaii is calling!"; "A transmitter in Samoa was heard calling"
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