asynchronous communications


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asynchronous communications

[ā′siŋ·krə·nəs kə‚myü·nə′kā·shənz]
(communications)
The transmission and recognition of a single character at a time.

asynchronous communications

(1) See asynchronous transmission.

(2) The non-interactive communication between people using email and text messaging. The interval between receiving and responding to messages varies considerably, from seconds to days. Contrast with chat and video calling.
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