telecommunications


telecommunications
This word has no precise definition, but is frequently used. Its definition ranges from "any form of communication over a distance" to "any communication by electric means" to "two computers 'talking' to each other via modems." Methods of communications that probably are considered telecommunications: BBS's, telephones, TV's and fax machines. The word can be used either in singular or plural.

Dictionary of telecommunications. . 2000.

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  • Telecommunications — Télécommunications Alexander Graham Bell Les télécommunications sont définies comme la transmission à distance d’informations avec des moyens à base d électronique et d informatique. Ce terme a un sens plus large que son acception équivalente… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • telecommunications — tel‧e‧com‧mu‧ni‧ca‧tions [ˌtelikəmjuːnˈkeɪʆnz] noun [plural] also telecommunication [uncountable] TELECOMMUNICATIONS the process or business of sending and receiving information by telephone, television, the Internet etc: • the… …   Financial and business terms

  • TÉLÉCOMMUNICATIONS — Le mot «télécommunications» a été employé pour la première fois en 1904, par Édouard Estaunié qui, avant d’être romancier et académicien, fut ingénieur et inspecteur général des Télégraphes. Celui ci ne pouvait alors imaginer l’ampleur… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • telecommunications — The transmission of words, sounds, images, or data in the form of electronic or electromagnetic signals or impulses. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. telecommunications The …   Law dictionary

  • Télécommunications — Alexander Graham Bell Les télécommunications sont définies comme la transmission à distance d’informations avec des moyens à base d électronique et d informatique. Ce terme a un sens plus large que son acception équivalente officielle… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • telecommunications — (also informal telecoms) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ global, national, world ▪ public ▪ a public telecommunications system ▪ broadband …   Collocations dictionary

  • telecommunications — tel|e|com|mu|ni|ca|tions [ˌtelikəmju:nıˈkeıʃənz] n [plural] the sending and receiving of messages by telephone, radio, television etc ▪ a new telecommunications system ▪ the telecommunications industry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • telecommunications — tel|e|com|mu|ni|ca|tions [ ,telıkə,mjunı keıʃnz ] noun uncount * the science and technology of sending information by telephone, radio, or television: a decade of great advances in telecommunications a telecommunications company/network/system …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • telecommunications — [[t]te̱lɪkəmjuːnɪke͟ɪʃ(ə)nz[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu N n (The form telecommunication is used as a modifier.) Telecommunications is the technology of sending signals and messages over long distances using electronic equipment, for example by radio and… …   English dictionary

  • telecommunications */ — UK [ˌtelɪkəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)nz] / US [ˌtelɪkəˌmjunɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)nz] noun [uncountable] the science and technology of sending information by telephone, radio, or television a decade of great advances in telecommunications a telecommunications… …   English dictionary


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