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global area network (GAN)
A network that (a) is composed of different interconnected computer networks and (b) covers an unlimited geographical area. Note: Loosely synonymous with an internet (as opposed to the Internet (with an uppercase "I"), which designates one specific network). [After 2382-pt.35]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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