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Encyclopedia > Block (telecommunications)

In telecommunication, the term block has the following meanings: BlackBerry 7100t Telecommunication refers to communication over long distances. ...

  • A group of bits or digits that is transmitted as a unit and that may be encoded for error-control purposes.
  • A string of records, words, or characters, that for technical or logical purposes are treated as a unit. Blocks (a) are separated by interblock gaps, (b) are delimited by an end-of-block signal, and (c) may contain one or more records. A block is usually subjected to some type of block processing, such as multidimensional parity checking, associated with it.

Source: from Federal Standard 1037C and from MIL-STD-188 ==GROUP== CONTENTS : 1. ... The word error has different meanings in different domains. ... Generally, string is a thin piece of fiber which is used to tie, bind, or hang other objects. ... Look up Parity in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Parity is a concept of equality of status or functional equivalence. ... Federal Standard 1037C entitled Telecommunications: Glossary of Telecommunication Terms is a U.S. Federal Standard, issued by the General Services Administration pursuant to the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended. ... MIL-STD-188 is a series of U.S. military standards relating to telecommunications. ...


 
 

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