tail circuit

tail circuit

(communications)
A circuit which connects the serial lines of two modems together.

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Thanks to a ridiculously tolerant non cocktail circuit 'civil society' that has existed two thousand years before the US of A was even thought of, these three still revel in the joys of Colombo's cock tail circuit.
Simple dial up, broadband or high bandwidth leased lines can be used as the access tail circuit, allowing the costs and benefits of each to be balanced against the business requirements.
The fact that the tail circuit to your CEO's house is noisy, that the switches are having ARP (address resolution protocol) failures, and that routing (or filters) somehow refuses to let your CEO reach the same application doesn't show up.
These systems consisted of dial modem applications, along with LDM and DSU tail circuit configurations.
From each 6050 site, a series of multidrop tail circuit lines--supported by CS 96FP modems or the 2640 modem--extend in a star pattern to remote offices.