asynchronous time-division multiplexing


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asynchronous time-division multiplexing

[ā′siŋ·krə·nəs ′tīm də′vi·zhən ′məlt·i‚pleks·iŋ]
(communications)
A data-transmission technique in which several users utilize a single channel by means of a system which assigns time slots only to active channels.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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