high-level data-link control

high-level data-link control

[′hī ‚lev·əl ′dad·ə ‚liŋk kən‚trōl]
Abbreviated HDLC.
(communications)
A bit-oriented protocol for managing information flow in a data communications channel that supports both full-duplex and half-duplex transmission, and both point-to-point and multipoint communications using synchronous data transmission.
(computer science)
A communications protocol that allows devices from different manufacturers to interface with each other and standardizes the transmission of packets of information between them.
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The airborne and ground FDDI LANs communicate through a radio frequency data link that is connected on both ends to a high-level data-link control to FDDI LAN bridge (IEEE 802.

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