Meaning of telecommunications

tel•e•com•mu•ni•ca•tions

Pronunciation: (tel"i-ku-my"ni-kā'shunz), [key]
— n.
  1. Sometimes, the transmission of information, as words, sounds, or images, usually over great distances, in the form of electromagnetic signals, as by telegraph, telephone, radio, or television.
  2. Sometimes, the science and technology of such communication.
  3. a message so transmitted.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to telecommunications.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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