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* * *local area network UK US noun [C] (ABBREVIATION LAN) IT► a system for connecting the computers of people who work in the same building: »
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local area network — (LAN) An internal computer network located on one site as opposed to a wide area network which links different offices or sites of an organisation together. Related links wide area network Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and… … Law dictionary
local area network — local area networks N COUNT A local area network is a group of personal computers and associated equipment that are linked by cable, for example in an office building, and that share a communications line. The abbreviation LAN is also used.… … English dictionary
local area network — n. a computer NETWORK (sense 3a) within a small area or within a common environment, as one within a building or one connecting offices on separate floors … English World dictionary
Local Area Network — (LAN) communications network which connects computers that are located in close proximity (commonly used in offices, small companies, etc.) … English contemporary dictionary
local area network — ► NOUN ▪ a computer network that links devices within a building or group of adjacent buildings … English terms dictionary
Local Area Network — [Abk. LAN], lokales Netzwerk … Universal-Lexikon
local area network — local .area network n technical ↑LAN … Dictionary of contemporary English
local area network — local ,area network noun count COMPUTING a LAN … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Local area network — LAN redirects here. For other uses, see LAN (disambiguation). Computer network types by geographical scope Body (BAN) Personal (PAN) Near me (NAN) Local (LAN) Home (HAN) Storage (SAN) Campus (CAN) Backbone Metropolitan (MAN) … Wikipedia
Local Area Network — Ein Local Area Network (englische Aussprache [ləʊkl ˈɛəɹɪə ˈnɛtwɜːk], zu Deutsch lokales Netzwerk), kurz LAN, ist ein Rechnernetz, das die Ausdehnung von Personal Area Networks übertrifft, die Ausdehnung von Metropolitan Area Networks, Wide Area… … Deutsch Wikipedia