Network World's searchable glossary of wireless terms

From amplifier to wireless network topology, find concise definitions of wireless terminology

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This is a glossary of terminology frequently used in describing and discussing wireless technology – from amplifier to wireless network topology  that will come in handy when trying to understand articles about wireless devices and networks.

It is designed to enable those familiar with networking but not necessarily with radio and wireless technologies to quickly cut through the clutter and understand the meaning of these terms.

The entries are arranged in alphabetical order except for this initial entry, radio, which is meant to set the stage for all the rest.

Note: Words in bold italic letters means there is a separate definition for that term.

Use the search box below to find the term you are looking for.

Glossary of Radio Terms


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