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physical signaling sublayer (PLS)
In a local area network (LAN) or a metropolitan area network (MAN) using open systems interconnection (OSI) architecture, the portion of the physical layer that (a) interfaces with the medium access control sublayer, (b) performs character encoding, transmission, reception, and decoding, and (c) performs optional isolation functions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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