- Telecommunication is communicating with the use of an electronic device.
An example of telecommunication is talking to someone on a cell phone.
Using this cellphone is an example of telecommunication.
telecommunication definition by Webster's New World
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communication by electronic or electric means, as through radio, telephone, telegraph, television, or computers
telecommunication definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- The science and technology of communication at a distance by electronic transmission of impulses, as by telegraph, cable, telephone, radio, or television. Often used in the plural with a singular verb: Telecommunications is an important area of professional growth.
- The electronic systems used in transmitting messages, as by telegraph, cable, telephone, radio, or television. Often used in the plural with a plural verb: Telecommunications were disrupted by the brownout.
- A message so transmitted.
telecommunication - Science Definition
The science and technology of sending and receiving information such as sound, visual images, or computer data over long distances through the use of electrical, radio, or light signals, using electronic devices to encode the information as signals and to decode the signals as information.