a pipe connecting a building with a water or gas main.
- Service provider
communications An organisation that provides a service by telephone, such as an 0800 (toll free) number. The service provider buys the services of a telecom supplier (e.g. BT) but advertises the service and deals with the calls itself. Increasingly, service providers are now also managing their advanced call-routing. (1996-08-27)
noun 1. frontage road. service road noun 1. (Brit) a relatively narrow road running parallel to a main road and providing access to houses, shops, offices, factories, etc, situated along its length
noun 1. an act of helpful activity; help; aid: to do someone a service. 2. the supplying or supplier of utilities or commodities, as water, electricity, or gas, required or demanded by the public. 3. the providing or a provider of accommodation and activities required by the public, as maintenance, repair, etc.: The manufacturer guarantees […]
- Service set identifier
networking (SSID) A 32-character unique identifier that distinguishes one wireless network from another. All devices attempting to connect to a specific network use the same SSID, which appears in the header of packets. Because an SSID can be intercepted, it does not supply any security to the network. (2009-01-23)