Transceiver | Article about transceiver by The Free Dictionary
Also found in: Dictionary
A computer terminal that can transmit and receive information to and from an input/output channel.
A radio transmitter and receiver combined in one unit and having switching arrangements such as to permit both transmitting and receiving. Also known as transmitter-receiver.
A combination of a radio transmitter and receiver, both of which are enclosed in a common case and share common circuits. Also called a transreceiver.
Transmitter-receiver. The physical device that connects a
interface (e.g. an Ethernet
controller) to a local area network
. Ethernet transceivers contain electronics that
apply signals to the cable and sense other host's signals and
collisions. See also CSMA/CD
transceiver(TRANSmitter reCEIVER) An electronic device or circuit that transmits and receives analog or digital signals, either wired or wireless. Transceivers come in many forms; for example, a satellite transponder is a transceiver. Ethernet adapters and cellphones also contain transceivers. See radio, base station and transponder.
References in periodicals archive
This is creating a growing need for higher speed data communications transceivers
to harvest the potential of these more powerful new technologies and next generation devices.