access point

noun

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 AspinwallInstalling, Troubleshooting, and Repairing Wireless Networks2003
called also wireless access point

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First Known Use of access point

1993


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