Associations to the word «Telecommunication»

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TELECOMMUNICATION, noun. (uncountable) The science and technology of the communication of messages over a distance using electric, electronic or electromagnetic impulses. [1932]
TELECOMMUNICATION, noun. (countable) A message so transmitted.
TELECOMMUNICATION, noun. (in the plural) Systems used in transmitting such signals.

Dictionary definition

TELECOMMUNICATION, noun. (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically.
TELECOMMUNICATION, noun. (often plural) the branch of electrical engineering concerned with the technology of electronic communication at a distance.

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