Token Ring

Technology / Computers / Token Ring: A type of LAN in which workstations relay a data packet called a token in a logical ring configuration - known as token passing. A station may only transmit if it is in possession of the token. Token Ring tends to use slower technologies and so isn't used much anymore, though its method of avoiding data collisions on the lines does save time, and the technology hasn't been abandoned because of this.

Other Words for Ring

Ring Verb Synonyms: ringing, peal, pealing, chime, chiming, toll, tolling, tintinnabulation, knell, sounding, resonating, echo, echoing, re-echo, re-echoing, reverberation, reverberating, clang, clanging, jangle, jangling, tinkle, tinkling, clink, clinking, jingle, jingling,
Ring Noun Synonyms: loop, hoop, band, circle, ringlet, circlet, annulus, grommet, eyelet, quoit, noose, cincture, belt, girdle, cestus or cestos, border, halo, aureole, nimbus, corona, cuff, collar, necklace, neckband, bandeau, fillet, bracelet, armlet, torque or torc, crown
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Other Words for Token

Token Adjective Synonyms: symbolic, emblematic, representative
Token Verb Synonyms: coin, disc
Token Noun Synonyms: symbol, sign, mark, marker, badge, emblem, indication, proof, evidence
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Public-Safety Answering Point (PSAP)

Technology / Cell Phones / Public-Safety Answering Point (PSAP): The dispatch office that receives 911 calls from the public. A PSAP may be local fire or police department, an ambulance service or a regional office covering all services. MORE

Public Offering Price

Business / Finance / Public Offering Price: The price of a new issue of securities at the time that the issue is offered to the public. MORE

Public Offering

Business / Finance / Public Offering: Used in the context of general equities. Offering to the investment public, after compliance with registration requirements of the SEC, usually by an investment banker or a syndicate made up of severa MORE

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