basic telecommunications access method


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basic telecommunications access method

[′bā·sik ‚tel·ə·kə‚myü·nə¦kā·shənz ′ak‚ses ‚meth·əd]
(computer science)
A method of controlling data transmission between a computer's main storage and its terminals and of providing applications programs with the capability of communicating with printers, terminals, and other devices. Abbreviated BTAM.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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