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  • The communication facilities existing between adjacent nodes of a network.
  • A portion of a circuit designed to be connected in tandem with other portions.
  • A radio path between two points, called a radio link, which may be unidirectional, half-duplex, or (full) duplex.
  • In communications, a general term used to indicate the existence of communications facilities between two points. (JCS1-DoD) (JCS1-NATO)
  • In computer programming, the part of a computer program, in some cases a single instruction or address, that passes control and parameters between separate portions of the computer program. Note: The term "link" should be defined or qualified when used.
  • A conceptual (or logical) circuit between two users of a packet-switched (or other) network permitting them to communicate, although different physical paths may be used. (FS1037S1. TXT) 7. The communication facilities existing between adjacent nodes of a network. 8. A portion of a circuit designed to be connected in tandem with other portions. 9. A radio path between two points, called a radio link, which may be unidirectional, half-duplex, or (full) duplex. 10. In communications, a general term used to indicate the existence of communications facilities between two points. (JCS1-DoD) (JCS1-NATO) 11. In computer programming, the part of a computer program, in some cases a single instruction or address, that passes control and parameters between separate portions of the computer program. Note: The term "link" should be defined or qualified when used. 12. A conceptual (or logical) circuit between two users of a packet-switched (or other) network permitting them to communicate, although different physical paths may be used.