HyperDic: telecommunication

English > 2 senses of the word telecommunication:
NOUNcommunicationtelecommunication, telecom(often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
cognitiontelecommunication(often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance
telecommunication > pronunciation
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RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > telecommunication: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically.
Synonymtelecom
Category ofNyquist frequency(telecommunication) twice the maximum frequency occurring in the transmitted signal
Nyquist rate(telecommunication) the lowest sampling rate that will permit accurate reconstruction of a sampled analog signal
callsend a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.
duplexAllowing communication in opposite directions simultaneously
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
samplingmeasurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)
sampling frequency(telecommunication) the frequency of sampling a continuously varying signal
sampling rate(telecommunication) the frequency of sampling per unit time
simplexAllowing communication in only one direction at a time, or in telegraphy allowing only one message over a line at a time
sunrise industryA new industry that is expanding rapidly (especially telecommunications or electronics)
telecommunication(often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance
Narrowerbroadcastingtaking part in a radio or tv program
multiplexCommunicates two or more signals over a common channel
telegraphyCommunicating at a distance by electric transmission over wire
telephone, telephonytransmitting speech at a distance
wirelesstransmission by radio waves
BroadermediumA means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishtelecomunicación
Catalantelecomunicació
Verbstelecommunicatecommunicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail
English > telecommunication: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaning(often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance.
Category oferror correction code, ECC(telecommunication) a coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors
quantize, quantiseApproximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values
Categorytelecommunication, telecom(often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
Broaderelectrical engineering, EEThe 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
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one

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