access point

Definitions

General Science

Computing

Electronics

  • A junction that interconnects networks. For example, it may refer to the connection point where Internet service providers are linked with each other. Also called access node, or network access point.
  • synonymaccess node

Information & Library Science

  • noun a transceiver in a wireless local area network that connects a wired local area network to wireless devices or that connects wireless devices to each other
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