Definition of access point
: a stand-alone device or computer that allows wireless devices (such as laptop computers) to connect to and communicate with a wired computer network You have some final steps to go through to set up your access point to communicate properly and securely with the server … — Jim Aspinwall, Installing, Troubleshooting, and Repairing Wireless Networks, 2003 —called also wireless access point
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