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local area network

local area network

noun

computers : a network that allows the computers in a small area (such as an office) to share equipment (such as printers) and data

Full Definition of LOCAL AREA NETWORK

:  a network of personal computers in a small area (as an office) for sharing resources (as a printer) or exchanging data

First Known Use of LOCAL AREA NETWORK

1977

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