error-correcting telegraph system

error-correcting telegraph system

[′er·ər kə¦rek·tiŋ ′tel·ə‚graf ‚sis·təm]
(communications)
System employing an error-detecting code, and so conceived that any false signal initiates a repetition of the transmission of the character incorrectly received.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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