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direct connect
1. In computer systems, a permanent communications link that connects directly to a mainframe computer through a terminal controller, usually at binary synchronous (bi-sync) transmission rates. 2. In computer systems, a temporary connection between a microcomputer, i.e., a desktop workstation, and a host bulletin board system or server.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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