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layer
In radio wave propagation, see F region. 2. In telecommunications networks and open systems architecture, a group of related functions that are performed in a given level in a hierarchy of groups of related functions. Note: In specifying the functions for a given layer, the assumption is made that the specified functions for the layers below are performed, except for the lowest layer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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