Meaning of GLOBAL in English

GLOBAL

1. Pertaining to, or involving, the entire world. ( 188 ) 2. Pertaining to that which is defined in one subsection of an entity and used in at least one other subsection of the same entity. ( 188 ) 3. In computer , data processing , and communications systems, pertaining to what is applicable to an area beyond the immediate area of consideration. Note: Examples of global entities are (a) in computer programming, an entity that is defined in one subdivision of a computer program and used in at least one other subdivision of that program and (b) in personal computer systems and their software packages, a setting, definition, or condition that applies to the entire software system . [ From Weik '89 ]

Telecommunication standard terms English vocab.      Английский словарь стандартных телекоммуникационных терминов.