Wide Area Network (WAN)

Technology / Computers / Wide Area Network (WAN): A network in which computers are connected to each other over a long distance, using telephone lines and satellite communications. See local area network (LAN).

Other Words for Area

Area Noun Synonyms: space, room
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Other Words for Wide

Wide Adjective Synonyms: spacious, roomy, ample, extensive, broad
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Local Area Network (LAN)

Technology / Computers / Local Area Network (LAN): A computer network that spans a relatively small area. Most LANs are confined to a single building or group of buildings. However, one LAN can be connected to other LANs over any distance via telephon MORE

Provider Network

Health / Dentistry / Provider Network: A panel of providers contracted by a health plan to deliver medical services to the enrollees. MORE

Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)

Technology / Cell Phones / Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN): Traditional landline network that mobile wireless systems connect with to complete calls. MORE

Prohibited Area

Technology / Aviation / Prohibited Area: Airspace designated under FAR Part 73 within which no person may operate an aircraft without the permission of the using agency. It is most always distinctly marked on the VFR sectional maps. MORE

Port Area

Technology / Rockets / Port Area: The cross section of a core, perforation or port - used in Hybrid tocalculate G (Mass Flux Rate). MORE

Out-Of-Plan (Out-Of-Network)

Health / Health Insurance / Out-Of-Plan (Out-Of-Network): This phrase usually refers to physicians, hospitals or other health care providers who are considered nonparticipants in an insurance plan (usually an HMO or PPO). Depending on an individual's health MORE

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