Technology / Computers / Network Card
Network Card: Also, Network Interface Card or NIC. This is a component of a computer that enables the computer to communicate with other computers via a direct network connection.
Network Basic Input - Output System (NetBIOS): A commonly used networking protocol originally developed for LANs. Operates on the Session and Transport layers of the OSI model, so doesn't make use of physical network characteristics.
Network Adapter: This is a hardware unit that connects a device to a communication line. For wide area networks (WAN), these adapters connect routers to the specific type of connection (T1, BRI) that is inst . . . View Full Definition
Network: A connecting system which allows simultaneous telecasting of a single origination by a number of stations.
National Water Level Observation Network (NWLON): The network of tide and water level stations operated by the National Ocean Service along the marine and Great Lakes coasts and islands of the United States. The NWLON is composed of the pri . . . View Full Definition
Network Covalent Solid: A substance which consists of an array of atoms held together by an array of covalent bonds. A crystal of a network covalent solid is actually a single, gigantic molecule. Diamond and quartz . . . View Full Definition
Network Effect: The phenomenon whereby a service becomes more valuable as more people use it, thereby encouraging ever-increasing numbers of adopters.
North American Cellular Network (NACN): An organization of cellular providers that facilitates cellular calls across the country to be linked for seamless roaming.
O*Net (Occupational Information Network): Administered and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration, the Occupational Information Network--O*NE--is a database that replaced the Dictionary of . . . View Full Definition
Networking: Generating prospects through a real estate professionals communications with friends and professional associates.
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