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degradation
The deterioration in quality, level, or standard of performance of a functional unit. 2. In communications, a condition in which one or more of the required performance parameters fall outside predetermined limits, resulting in a lower quality of service. Note: Degradation is usually categorized as either "graceful" or "catastrophic."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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