- Network termination
(NT, NT1) A device connecting the customer’s data or telephone equipment to the local ISDN exchange carrier’s line. The NT device provides a connection for terminal equipment (TE) and terminal adaptor (TA) equipment to the local loop. (1994-11-30)
- Network time protocol
(NTP) A protocol built on top of TCP/IP that assures accurate local timekeeping with reference to radio, atomic or other clocks located on the Internet. This protocol is capable of synchronizing distributed clocks within milliseconds over long time periods. It is defined in STD 12, RFC 1119.
noun 1. . plural noun See net assets
- Network transparency
networking A feature of an operating system or other service which lets the user access a remote resource through a network without having to know if the resource is remote or local. For example NFS allow users to access remote files as if they were local files. (1996-12-21)