Meaning of LINK in English

1. The communications facilities between adjacent nodes of a network . ( 188 ) 2. A portion of a circuit connected in tandem with, i.e. , in series with, other portions. 3. A radio path between two points, called a radio link. ( 188 ) 4. In communications, a general term used to indicate the existence of communications facilities between two points. [ JP1 ] 5. A conceptual circuit, i.e. , logical circuit, between two users of a network, that enables the users to communicate, even when different physical paths are used. Note 1: In all cases, the type of link, such as data link , downlink , duplex link, fiber optic link , line-of-sight link, point-to-point link , radio link and satellite link , should be identified. Note 2: A link may be simplex, half-duplex, or duplex. 6. In a computer program , a part, such as a single instruction or address , that passes control and parameters between separate portions of the program . 7. In hypertext , the logical connection between discrete units of data .

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