a system for linking private telecommunications equipment, as in a building or cluster of buildings.
Computers. a system for linking personal computers and workstations with each other in order to share data, devices, programs, etc.: usually confined to one office, building, or home.
Compare (def 3).
(computing) the linking of a number of different devices by cable within a system LAN
local area network
- Local anesthetic
local anesthetic n. An agent that, when applied directly to mucous membranes or when injected about the nerves, produces loss of sensation by inhibiting nerve excitation or conduction. An anesthetic that causes loss of sensation only to the area to which it is applied. (Compare general anesthetic.)
- Local asphyxia
local asphyxia n. Stagnation of the circulation, sometimes resulting in localized gangrene, especially of the fingers.
- Local authority
noun 1. (Brit & NZ) the governing body of a county, district, etc US equivalent local government
- Local colour
noun 1. the characteristic features or atmosphere of a place or time