Local-area-network



noun
1.
a system for linking private telecommunications equipment, as in a building or cluster of buildings.
2.
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).
noun
1.
(computing) the linking of a number of different devices by cable within a system LAN
local area network
(lō’kəl)
See LAN.

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