Pronunciation: (tel"i-ku-myOO"ni-kā'shunz), [key]
1. Sometimes, telecommunication. (used with a sing. v.) 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, telecommunication. (used with a sing. v.) the science and technology of such communication.
3. telecommunication,a message so transmitted.
of or pertaining to telecommunications.
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