a code, as of numbers or letters, that is entered into a computer, telephone, or telecommunications network so as to access a particular service.
- Access control list
access control list networking (ACL) A list of the services available on a server, each with a list of the hosts permitted to use the service. (1994-11-08)
- Access land
noun (in England and Wales) areas of the countryside which are open to the public
- Access course
noun (in Britain) an intensive course of study for people without academic qualifications that enables them to apply for higher education noun instruction offered to provide a student who does not have the required qualifications with basic and essential information and skills Examples She was offered admission after completing an access course at the college.
- Access method
a method of accessing data read from or written to an external storage medium, determined by software and the organization of data on the medium. networking 1. The way that network devices access the network medium. 2. Software in an SNA processor that controls the flow of data through a network. [physical layer?] (1998-03-02)