Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS)

Technology / Computers / Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS): Cable Modem Termination System. Typically, this system is found in a cable companies headend or distribution hub. Its purpose is to provide a high-speed data service to cable subscribers.

Other Words for Cable

Cable Noun Synonyms: wire, line, rope, hawser, chain, mooring, strand, guy
Cable Verb Synonyms: telegraph, wire, radio
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Other Words for System

System Adjective Synonyms: organized whole, organization, set, group, combination, structure, arrangement, pattern, set-up
System Noun Synonyms: scheme, method, approach, modus operandi, way, procedure, methodology, technique, plan, process, practice, routine
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Other Words for Termination

Termination Noun Synonyms: end, ending, stop, stopping, stoppage, ceasing, cessation, discontinuation, abortion, wind-up, winding up, close, finish, finishing, conclusion
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Open Systems Interconnection (OSI)

Technology / Computers / Open Systems Interconnection (OSI): A reference model developed by the International Organization of Standardization. It splits networking into seven layers which provide specific services and communications standards. MORE

Open System

Entertainment / Literature / Open System: A system that can be adjusted for new functions or purposes, and hence produce new and unpredicted results. Human language is an example of an open system. To a lesser extent, so is XML code (extensib MORE

Open Circulatory System

Science / Biology / Open Circulatory System: A system in which the circulating fluid is not enclosed in vessels at all times; found in insects, crayfish, some mollusks, and other invertebrates. MORE

Operating System (OS)

Technology / Computers / Operating System (OS): The most important program that runs on a computer. Every general-purpose computer must have an operating system to run other programs. Operating systems perform basic tasks, such as recognizing input MORE

Organ Systems

Science / Biology / Organ Systems: Groups of organs that perform related functions. MORE

Parallel Cable

Technology / Television (TV) / Parallel Cable: A multi-conductor cable carrying simultaneous transmission of digital data bits. MORE

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