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			Local Area Network (1) - 




A user-owned and operated data transmission facility connecting a number of communicating devices (e.g. computers, terminals, word processors, printers, and mass storage units) within a single building or campus of buildings. 




 Acronym: LAN





 Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with the permission of: Gartner Group, Inc Information Technology Glossary Executive Reference, 1993





	
	
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Mule - Special tractor used to move trailers around a terminal, warehouse, distribution center, etc. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Node (1) - A Node is a termination point for two or more communication links. The Node serves as the control location for forwarding data among the elements of a network or multiple networks, as well as perform other networking, and in some cases, local processing functions. In systems network architecture, a node Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: Gartner Group "Information Technology Glossary" Executive Reference, 1993

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Telnet (1) - A terminal emulation protocol that lets you logon to other computers on the internet. Once logged on you can retrieve files from or send files to that remote computer. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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X.25 - A data communication protocol that ensures data integrity while data is being transmitted to, from and within the network. This standard defines the interconnection of packet-switching networks and their associated computers or terminals. These types of networks make efficient use of the telecommunications networks by taking the data generated by Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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Yard Mule - Special tractor used to move trailers around a terminal, warehouse, distribution center, etc. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Yard Tractor - Special tractor used to move trailers around a terminal, warehouse, distribution center, etc. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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