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network Idioms & Phrases


computer network

  • noun (computer science) a network of computers
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electronic network

  • noun (electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
    network.
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espionage network

  • noun a network of spies
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financial crimes enforcement network

  • noun a law enforcement agency of the Treasury Department responsible for establishing and implementing policies to detect money laundering
    FinCEN.
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international relations and security network

  • noun Switzerland's information network for security and defense studies and for peace and conflict research and for international relations
    ISN.
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local area network

  • noun a local computer network for communication between computers; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communication system between offices
    LAN.
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network architecture

  • noun specification of design principles (including data formats and procedures) for creating a network configuration of data processors
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network army

  • noun a group of like-minded people united by the internet; a new kind of social or political of business group that may exert broad influence on a shared concern
    • a network army of software programmers contribute free software to those who want it
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network programming

  • noun the schedule of programs to be broadcast on a network
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network topology

  • noun the configuration of a communication network
    topology.
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neural network

  • noun computer architecture in which processors are connected in a manner suggestive of connections between neurons; can learn by trial and error
    neural net.
  • noun any network of neurons or nuclei that function together to perform some function in the body
    neural net.
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old boy network

  • noun an exclusive informal network linking members of a social class or profession or organization in order to provide connections and information and favors (especially in business or politics)
    • professional women have developed an old boy network of their own
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purkinje network

  • noun a network of Purkinje fibers that carry the cardiac impulse from the atrioventricular node to the ventricles of the heart and causes them to contract
    Purkinje's system; Purkinje's tissue.
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t-network

  • noun a circuit formed by two equal series circuits with a shunt between them
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wide area network

  • noun a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
    WAN.
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wireless local area network

  • noun a local area network that uses high frequency radio signals to transmit and receive data over distances of a few hundred feet; uses ethernet protocol
    wireless fidelity; WiFi; WLAN.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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