metropolitan area network

Definitions

Construction

  • A network that covers a city or a facility encompassing multiple buildings.

Electronics

  • (written as Metropolitan Area Network)
    A high-speed computer network that provides services to a geographical area larger than a LAN, but usually smaller than a WAN. Such a network may cover, for instance, a single urban area. Its abbreviation is MAN.

Publishing

  • noun a network extending over a limited area, normally a city.
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