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Definition of Lan

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communications network which connects computers that are located in close proximity (commonly used in offices, small companies, etc.)
Lan Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
hEnglish - advanced version

n : 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 [syn: local area network , lan]

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 lan manager 
 virtual lan 
Irish Gaelic words and phrases
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
local area network: lionra ceantair logánta
WordNet 2.0

1. 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
(synonym) local area network
(hypernym) computer network
(hyponym) ethernet
(part-meronym) busbar, bus
Lan Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
NCTS Glossary v.1.0
Local Area Network
Internet PR glossary
Private computer network used for intra-office communication. Compare with Wide Area Network .
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Lan Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations
local area network
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
NATO Acronyms
Local Area Network
International Relations and Security Acronyms
Local Area Network
Lan Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Hill Associates Acronym List
Local Area Network
Local Area Network
Telecommunication Standard Terms
Acronym for local area network.
A data communications system that (a) lies within a limited spatial area, (b) has a specific user group, (c) has a specific topology, and (d) is not a public switched telecommunications network, but may be connected to one. (188 ) Note 1: LANs are usually restricted to relatively small areas, such as rooms, buildings, ships, and aircraft. Note 2: An interconnection of LANs within a limited geographical area, such as a military base, is commonly referred to as a campus area network. An interconnection of LANs over a city-wide geographical area is commonly called a metropolitan area network (MAN). An interconnection of LANs over large geographical areas, such as nationwide, is commonly called a wide area network (WAN). Note 3: LANs are not subject to public telecommunications regulations.
Telecom Terms
Local Area Network
Yigal's 3G abbreviations
Local Area Network
Technical English by wpv
Local Area Network. A network that takes advantage of the proximity of computers to offer relatively efficient, higher-speed communications than long-haul or wide-area networks.
Aircraft Maintenance Acronymns
Local Area Network
Airline Codes
Lan Chile (Chile)
ICAO Airlines Codes
Lineas Aereas Paraguayas (LAP° Asuncion Paraguay
U.F.O. Related Terminology and Acronyms
Local Area Network
Fiber Optics, Optical Networking Terms
Local Area Network (LAN) A communication link between two or more points within a small geographic area, such as between buildings.
GSM abbreviations
Local Area Network
Lan Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
ATM Forum
Local Area Network: A network designed to move data between stations within a campus.
Computer Abbreviations v1.5
Local Area Network
9300+ Computer Acronyms
Local Access Network
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Local Area Network
Smart Card Terms
A geographically limited network (generally within a building or small group of buildings) that is managed and owned by a single company. See WAN, VPN.
SAN Acronyms
Local Area Network; a network where transmissions are typically less than 5 kilometers (3.4 miles).
Website design & Internet terms
Local Area Network. A network of computers that operate within a restricted area.
Glossary of the European Information Society
A network for communication between computers confined to a single building or in a closely located group of buildings, permitting users to exchange data, share a common printer or master a common computer, etc. Linked groups of LANs extended over a larger area are termed Wide Area Networks (WANs). WANS may connect users in different buildings or countries. Networks which extend over city-wide areas are called Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs).
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A Glossary of Internet & PC Terminology
A Local Area Network is a group of PC 's, Other Computers & Peripheral Devices that are linked together where each device is located in close proximity to all the other devices. LANs typically consist of a number of PC's, shared printers & Shared directories & Files.
WebGuest Web Glossary
Computer network limited to one single location, usually an office.
Jensen's Technology Glossary
A Local Area Network that depicts any computer network technology that operates at high speed over short distances (up to a few thousand meters). A LAN may refer to a network in a given department or within a given firm or campus. It differs from computer networks that cross wider geographic spaces such as those networks on a WAN network.  A LAN does not use the publc arteries of the Internet like intranets and VPNs. (See also Internet ,  TCP/IP , WAN ,  Intranet , and Extranet , and Virtual Private Networks (VPN) )
Internet Glossary
(Local Area Network) -- A computer network limited to the immediate area, usually the same building or floor of a building.
Internetworking Terms
See: Local Area Network
A data network intended to serve an area of only a few square kilometers or less. Because the network is known to cover only a small area, optimizations can be made in the network signal protocols that permit data rates up to 100Mb/s. See also: Ethernet, Fiber Distributed Data Interface, token ring, Wide Area Network. [Source: NNSC]
LAN (Local Area Network )
A network of computers confined within a small area,such as an office building connected by network cables.Currently, most larger companies are connected their LANs to the internet,allowing users to connect to resources within or outside the LAN.
The Internet Dictionary
(Local Area Network). A group of computers located in a relatively limited area (like an office building) and connected by a communications link that allows them to interact with each other. Many LANs are connected to the Internet.
Glossary of Computer and Internet Terms
Stands for "Local Area Network" and is pronounced like "land" without the "d". People will think you're weird if you say "L-A-N". It's a computer network limited to a single building or small area. Most large office buildings today use LANs, making it easy for employees to share information. Currently, the most common type of LANs are Ethernet-based and use software from Novell or Oracle.
Multimedia Glossary
A privately-operated communications system interconnecting computers and communications equipment over a limited geographic area, usually 5 miles or less. LAN's enable local resource -sharing (printers, files, etc.).
Lan Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Lan (in English lan; in Latin laneus, in German Lahn), is an old unit of field measurement used in Poland. Since the 13th century, its value has varied from one location to another. A greater lan (also Franconian, King's, Old Polish) consisted of 43.2 morgs = 23 to 28 hectares. A lesser lan (Chelmno lan) was 30 morg ˜ 17,955 hectare.

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Län (Swedish, ) and lääni (Finnish, ) refer to the administrative divisions used in Sweden and previously in Finland. The provinces of Finland were abolished on January 1, 2010.

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A LAN is a local area network, a computer network covering a small local area, such as a home or office.

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A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence, school, laboratory, or office building. A local area network is contrasted in principle to a wide area network (WAN), which covers a larger geographic distance and may involve leased telecommunication circuits, while the media for LANs are locally managed.

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Lan Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Klingon - English
v. place
Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan to English