Associations to the word «Remote»


REMOTE, adjective. At a distance; disconnected.
REMOTE, adjective. Distant or otherwise inaccessible.
REMOTE, adjective. Unlikely.
REMOTE, adjective. Emotionally detached.
REMOTE, noun. Short for remote control.
REMOTE, noun. (broadcasting) An element of broadcast programming originating away from the station's or show's control room.
REMOTE, verb. (computing) To connect to a computer from a remote location.
REMOTE ACCESS, noun. (telecommunication) A communication with a data processing facility from a remote location or facility through a data link.
REMOTE ACCESS, noun. (telecommunication) A PABX service feature that allows a user at a remote location to access by telephone PABX features, such as access to Wide Area Telephone Service (WATS) lines.
REMOTE CONTROL, noun. A device used to operate an appliance (such as a television), vehicle or mechanical toy from a short distance away.
REMOTE CONTROL, noun. (uncountable) a means of doing something from a distance.
REMOTE CONTROLS, noun. Plural of remote control
REMOTE DESKTOP, noun. (computing) A real-time network mirroring of one computer's graphical display onto another computer (with or without knowledge of the mirrored computer's user, with or without shared mouse & keyboard interaction.) Also, a specific program that accomplishes that mirroring.
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY, noun. On an automobile, a remote control device used to lock and unlock a vehicle's doors, open the trunk and sound the alarm system.
REMOTE METHOD INVOCATION, noun. (software) (object-oriented) remote procedure call
REMOTE METHOD INVOCATIONS, noun. Plural of remote method invocation
REMOTE OCEANIA, proper noun. (linguistics) The part of Oceania comprising Polynesia, Micronesia and island Melanesia southeast of the Solomon Islands, including islands such as Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa.
REMOTE PROCEDURE CALL, noun. (computing) A technology that allows a computer program to cause a subroutine or procedure to execute in another address space, commonly on another computer on a shared network, without the programmer explicitly coding the details for this remote interaction.
REMOTE PROCEDURE CALLS, noun. Plural of remote procedure call
REMOTE PROXY, noun. (Internet) A proxy that controls access to a remote object.
REMOTE SENSING, noun. (science) Gaining information about an object without coming in direct contact with it. Eg, satellite imaging, thermal imaging.
REMOTE SENSING, noun. (parapsychology) Claimed ability of some psychics to be able to see items not in plain view. Eg, reading while blindfolded, or stating the name of a card hidden in a sealed envelope.
REMOTE SENSING SCIENTIST, noun. A scientist who studies objects or events using data collected without having to be in physical contact with the objects or events. This data is often collected by satellites.
REMOTE SENSING SCIENTISTS, noun. Plural of remote sensing scientist
REMOTE STARTER, noun. A remote control device to start an auto engine at a distance
REMOTE SURGERY, noun. Alternative term for telesurgery
REMOTE VIEWER, noun. One who has the ability to carry out remote viewing.
REMOTE VIEWERS, noun. Plural of remote viewer
REMOTE VIEWING, noun. A supposed paranormal ability by which a person can gather information about a distant unseen target.

Dictionary definition

REMOTE, noun. A device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance; "he lost the remote for his TV".
REMOTE, adjective. Located far away spatially; "distant lands"; "remote stars".
REMOTE, adjective. Very unlikely; "an outside chance"; "a remote possibility"; "a remote contingency".
REMOTE, adjective. Separate or apart in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or future".
REMOTE, adjective. Inaccessible and sparsely populated;.
REMOTE, adjective. Far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship ; "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics".

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