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1. often telecommunications(used with sing. verb) The science and technology of communication at a distance by transmission of electrical impulses, electromagnetic waves, or optical pulses, as by telephone, radio, television, or computer network: Telecommunications is an important area of professional growth.
a. often telecommunications(used with a pl. verb) The systems used in transmitting such messages: Telecommunications were disrupted by the brownout.
b. A message so transmitted.
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(Telecommunications) the telegraphic or telephonic communication of audio, video, or digital information over a distance by means of radio waves, optical signals, etc, or along a transmission line
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The science and technology of sending messages over long distances by electronic transmission of impulses, as by telegraph, telephone, radio, or television.
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Any transmission, emission, or reception of signs, signals, writings, images, sounds, or information of any nature by wire, radio, visual, or other electromagnetic systems.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||telecommunication - (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
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
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"
|2.||telecommunication - (often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance|
EE, electrical engineering - the branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication
telecom, telecommunication - (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
ECC, error correction code - (telecommunication) a coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors
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