local area network

Definitions of local area network
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n a local computer network for communication between computers; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communication system between offices

Synonyms:
LAN
Types:
ethernet
a type of network technology for local area networks; coaxial cable carries radio frequency signals between computers at a rate of 10 megabits per second
WLAN, WiFi, wireless fidelity, wireless local area network
a local area network that uses high frequency radio signals to transmit and receive data over distances of a few hundred feet; uses ethernet protocol
Type of:
computer network
(computer science) a network of computers

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