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Noun: communications  ku,myoo-nu'key-shunz
  1. The discipline that studies the principles of transmitting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print, radio or television etc.)
    "communications is his major field of study";
    - communication theory, communications theory
Noun: communication  ku,myoo-nu'key-shun
  1. The activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information
    "they could not act without official communication from Moscow";
    - communicating
     
  2. Something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
     
  3. A connection allowing access between persons or places
    "how many lines of communication can there be among four people?"; "a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms"

Type of: abstract entity, abstraction, act, bailiwick, connectedness, connection, connexion [Brit], deed, discipline, field, field of study, human action, human activity, study, subject, subject area, subject field

Encyclopedia: Communications

Communication, Culture & Critique