Definition of Communications

1. Noun. The discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.). "Communications is his major field of study"

Definition of Communications

1. Noun. (plural of communication) ¹

2. Noun. (pluralonly) telecommunications, the science and technology of communicating, especially by electronic means ¹

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Definition of Communications

1. communication [n] - See also: communication

Lexicographical Neighbors of Communications

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communication barriers
communication channel
communication disorders
communication equipment
communication mix
communication studies
communication system
communication theory
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communications intelligence
communications media
communications protocol
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communications technology
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Literary usage of Communications

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"Members and delegates desirous of presenting communications before the congress or ... The time required for presenting communications should be stated, ..."

2. The Journal of Educational Research by American Educational Research Association (1922)
"It will also serve as a clearing house for more formal communications on ... These communications will be printed over the signatures of the authors. ..."

3. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1865)
"If his weak point—his right and the communications with Nashville—were threatened, he was to hand over Chattanooga to Burnside, and swing round to cover ..."

4. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1835)
"Communications which are intended to form part of the April Fasciculus will require to be forwarded previous to the beginning of February ; those for the ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1911)
"NOTE TO TWO Communications IN THE NEW ENGLAND WEEKLY JOURNAL OF JANUARY i, 1740. ... The scheme contained in the first of the foregoing communications ..."

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