Associations to the word «Shannon»


SHANNON, proper noun. The longest river in the British Isles, which flows through Ireland into the Atlantic Ocean.
SHANNON, proper noun. A surname​ of origin, variant of Shanahan, anglicised from Ó Seanaigh.
SHANNON, proper noun. (chiefly US) A male given name, from the surname or from the river.
SHANNON, proper noun. A female given name derived from the river; first used in the USA in early 20th century, and only recently in Ireland.
SHANNON CAPACITIES, noun. Plural of Shannon capacity
SHANNON CAPACITY, noun. Synonym of Shannon limit.
SHANNON ENTROPIES, noun. Plural of Shannon entropy
SHANNON ENTROPY, noun. Information entropy
SHANNON LIMIT, noun. The theoretical maximum information transfer rate of a communication channel, given a particular noise level.
SHANNON LIMITS, noun. Plural of Shannon limit

Dictionary definition

SHANNON, noun. United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001).

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