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  • C-band
  • command, control and communications (C3)
  • C-E
  • command, control, communications, and computer systems (C4S)
  • C-language
  • command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I)
  • C-Message Noise
  • commercial carrier
  • C-message weighting
  • commercial licensed evaluation facility
  • C-Notched Noise
  • commercial refile
  • C.O.
  • commit transaction
  • C2W
  • common battery
  • CA
  • common bonding network (CBN)
  • cable
  • common carrier
  • cable assembly
  • common channel network signaling
  • cable cutoff wavelength (cc)
  • common channel signaling network
  • cable fill factor
  • common control
  • cable headend
  • common control switching arrangement (CCSA)
  • cable jacket
  • common control system
  • cable modem
  • common equipment
  • cable television relay service (CARS) station
  • common fill device
  • cable TV (CATV)
  • common gateway interface
  • CAC
  • common management information protocol (CMIP)
  • cache memory
  • common management information service (CMIS)
  • CAD
  • common return
  • CALEA
  • common return offset
  • call
  • common transport trunk group
  • call abandoned
  • common user
  • call acceptance
  • common user circuit
  • call accepted signal
  • common user network
  • Call Agent
  • common-battery signaling
  • call associated signaling (CAS)
  • common-channel interoffice signaling (CCIS)
  • call attempt
  • common-channel signaling
  • call back
  • common-mode interference
  • call collision
  • common-mode rejection ratio (CMRR)
  • call completion rate
  • common-mode voltage
  • call control character
  • commonality
  • call control function (CCF)
  • communication configuration
  • call control signal
  • communication function
  • call data channel (CDC)
  • communication interface
  • call delay
  • communications
  • call detail recording (CDR)
  • communications base station
  • call duration
  • communications blackout
  • call forwarding
  • communications center
  • Call Gap
  • communications channel
  • call hold
  • communications common carrier
  • call identifier
  • communications cover
  • call intensity
  • communications deception
  • call management
  • communications intelligence (COMINT)
  • call originator
  • communications jamming (COMJAM)
  • call pickup
  • communications net
  • call processing
  • communications net operation
  • call progress signal
  • communications network
  • call progress tone
  • communications processor unit (CPU)
  • call receiver
  • communications profile
  • call record
  • communications protection
  • call release time
  • communications protocol
  • call restriction
  • communications reliability
  • call segment
  • communications satellite
  • call set-up error probability
  • communications saturation
  • call set-up failure probability
  • communications security (COMSEC)
  • call set-up time
  • communications security equipment
  • call sign
  • communications security material
  • call spill-over
  • communications silence
  • call splitting
  • communications sink
  • Call Through Test
  • communications source
  • call tracing
  • communications subsystem
  • call transfer
  • communications survivability
  • call waiting
  • communications system
  • call-failure signal
  • communications system engineering
  • call-not-accepted signal
  • communications system survivability
  • call-processing state
  • communications theory
  • call-request time
  • communications watch
  • call-second
  • communications zone
  • call-selection time
  • communications-electronics (C-E)
  • call-sign allocation plan
  • community antenna television (CATV)
  • called party
  • community of interest
  • called-line identification facility
  • community reception (in the broadcasting-satellite service)
  • called-line identification signal
  • community security policy
  • called-party camp-on
  • compact
  • caller ID
  • compact disk read-only memory
  • caller identification
  • compaction
  • caller's emergency service identification (CESID)
  • companding
  • calling frequency
  • compandor
  • calling line identification (CLI)
  • comparably efficient interconnection (CEI)
  • calling party
  • comparator
  • calling party number (CPN)
  • compartmentalization
  • calling rate
  • compartmentation
  • calling sequence
  • compartmented mode
  • calling signal
  • compatibility
  • calling-line identification facility
  • compatibility testing
  • calling-line identification signal
  • compatible sideband transmission
  • calling-party camp-on
  • compelled signaling
  • calls-barred facility
  • competitive access provider (CAP)
  • CAMA
  • competitive clip
  • camcorder
  • compile
  • camp-on
  • compiler
  • camp-on busy signal
  • compiling program
  • camp-on-with-recall
  • complement (of cable)
  • CAN
  • complementary colors
  • Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
  • complementary network service (CNS)
  • cancel character (CAN)
  • complex
  • Cancel To
  • compliance testing
  • candela
  • component
  • canonical name
  • component analog video
  • CAP
  • component color
  • Capability
  • component profile
  • Capability
  • composite cable
  • capability code
  • composite color
  • capacitive coupling
  • composite signaling (CX)
  • capacity
  • composite synchronization
  • CAPEX
  • composite test signal
  • capture effect
  • composite two-tone test signal
  • card session
  • composite video
  • card validation
  • composite video signal
  • cardinal radial
  • composited circuit
  • carrier
  • compound document
  • carrier (cxr)
  • compound signal
  • carrier access code (CAC)
  • compress
  • carrier dropout
  • compressed video
  • carrier facility system
  • compression
  • carrier frequency
  • compression ratio
  • carrier identification code (CIC)
  • compressor
  • carrier leak
  • compromise
  • carrier level
  • compromised obsolete
  • carrier multiplex
  • compromising emanations
  • carrier noise level
  • computer
  • carrier power (of a radio transmitter)
  • computer abuse
  • carrier selection
  • computer architecture
  • carrier sense
  • computer conference
  • carrier sense multiple access (CSMA)
  • computer conferencing
  • carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance (CSMA/CA)
  • computer crime
  • carrier sense multiple access with collision detection (CSMA/CD)
  • computer cryptography
  • carrier shift
  • computer fraud
  • carrier suppression
  • computer graphics
  • carrier synchronization
  • computer graphics metafile
  • carrier system
  • computer language
  • carrier wave
  • computer network
  • carrier-to-noise ratio (CNR)
  • computer network engineering
  • carrier-to-receiver noise density (C/kT)
  • computer network operating system (NOS)
  • CARS
  • computer peripheral
  • Carson bandwidth rule
  • computer program
  • CAS
  • computer program origin
  • cascade
  • computer routine
  • CASE
  • computer science
  • case shift
  • computer security (COMPUSEC)
  • CASE technology
  • computer security subsystem
  • Cassegrain antenna
  • computer system
  • CAT
  • computer system fault tolerance
  • CAT5
  • computer system resilience
  • catastrophic degradation
  • computer systems engineering
  • Category
  • computer word
  • Category 3
  • computer-aided software engineering
  • Category 4
  • computer-aided systems engineering
  • Category 5
  • computer-dependent language
  • CATV
  • computer-oriented language
  • CAV
  • computer-system audit
  • Caveat
  • computing system
  • cavity
  • COMSEC
  • CBC
  • COMSEC boundary
  • CBCS
  • COMSEC chip set
  • CBR
  • COMSEC control program
  • CC
  • COMSEC end-item
  • CC/PP
  • COMSEC equipment
  • CCD
  • COMSEC insecurity
  • CCF
  • COMSEC material
  • CCF
  • COMSEC module
  • CCH
  • COMSEC monitoring
  • CCI
  • COMSEC profile
  • CCIP
  • COMSEC survey
  • CCIR
  • COMSEC system data
  • CCIS
  • concentration equipment
  • CCITT
  • concentrator
  • CCS
  • concentricity error
  • CCSA
  • concrete signal
  • CCTV
  • concrete syntax
  • CCXML
  • concurrent operation
  • CD
  • conditional access
  • CD ROM
  • conditioned baseband representation
  • CD ROM XA
  • conditioned circuit
  • CD-i
  • conditioned diphase modulation
  • CDDC
  • conditioned loop
  • CDF
  • conditioning equipment
  • CDMA
  • conducted interference
  • CDP
  • conduction band
  • CDPSK
  • conductive coupling
  • CDR
  • cone of silence
  • CDS
  • CONEX
  • CE
  • conference active
  • CE Bus
  • conference call
  • CEI
  • conference controller
  • cell
  • conference floating
  • cell delay variation
  • conference ID
  • cell delineation
  • conference idle
  • cell header
  • conference operation
  • cell loss ratio
  • Confidence
  • cell relay
  • confidence level
  • cellular mobile
  • confidentiality
  • cellular phone
  • configuration
  • cellular radio
  • configuration baseline
  • cellular technology
  • configuration baseline
  • cellular telephone
  • configuration control
  • CELP
  • configuration item
  • center frequency
  • configuration management
  • central office (C.O.)
  • configuration management board
  • Central Office (CO) Code
  • Confinement
  • Central Office (CO) Code
  • confirmation signaling
  • central office connecting facility
  • confirmation to receive
  • central office prefix
  • conformance test
  • central office trunk
  • congestion
  • central processing unit
  • congestion level indicator (CLI)
  • central processor
  • connect signal
  • centralized attendant services (CAS)
  • connect time
  • centralized automatic message accounting (CAMA)
  • connecting arrangement
  • centralized operation
  • connection
  • centralized ordering group (COG)
  • connection control
  • Centrex® (CTX) service
  • connection endpoint (CE)
  • certificate
  • connection establishment
  • certificate hold
  • connection identification
  • certificate information
  • connection mode
  • certificate management
  • connection-in-progress signal
  • certificate revocation list
  • connection-minute
  • certificate serial number
  • connection-mode transmission
  • certificate user
  • connection-oriented data transfer protocol
  • certification
  • connection-oriented mode transmission
  • certification agent
  • connection-oriented network service
  • certification authority (CA)
  • connectionless data transfer
  • certification body (CB)
  • connectionless mode transmission
  • certification path
  • connectionless network service
  • certified identity
  • connectionless service
  • certified identity
  • connectionless transmission
  • certified network engineer
  • connections per circuit hour (CCH)
  • Certifier
  • connectivity
  • cesium clock
  • connectivity exchange (CONEX)
  • cesium standard
  • connector
  • CESoETH
  • conservation of radiance
  • CESoPNS
  • consolidated carrier
  • CESoPSN
  • consolidated local telecommunications service
  • CGA
  • constant luminance
  • CGI
  • Construction
  • cgm
  • consultation hold
  • CGMS-A
  • consumer
  • chain letter
  • Consumer Domain
  • challenge and reply authentication
  • Consumer Domain Device
  • change back
  • contamination
  • changeover
  • content
  • channel
  • content hierarchy levels
  • channel bank
  • content hosting (hosting)
  • channel bits
  • content label
  • channel capacity
  • content on demand
  • channel gate
  • content protection
  • channel noise level
  • content provider
  • channel offset
  • content-addressable storage
  • channel packing
  • contention
  • channel reliability (ChR)
  • Context/Association Concurrence
  • channel service unit (CSU)
  • contextual information
  • channel supergroup
  • contingency key
  • channel time slot
  • contingency plan
  • channel-associated signaling
  • contingency procedure
  • channeling
  • continuity check
  • channelization
  • continuity check transponder
  • character
  • continuous operation
  • character check
  • continuous presence
  • character filter
  • continuous tone
  • character generator
  • continuous tone copy
  • character integrity
  • continuous wave (cw)
  • character interval
  • continuously variable slope delta (CVSD) modulation
  • character recognition
  • contouring
  • character set
  • contrast
  • character-count integrity
  • contribution
  • character-stepped
  • control attribute package
  • characteristic distortion
  • control attributes
  • characteristic frequency
  • control ball
  • characteristic impedance (Zo)
  • control character
  • characters per inch (cpi)
  • control communications
  • characters per second (cps)
  • control field
  • charge coupled device (CCD)
  • control function
  • charging reference location
  • control monitor
  • chat
  • control of electromagnetic radiation
  • chat group
  • control operation
  • chat room
  • control station
  • chat script
  • control track
  • check
  • controlled access
  • check bit
  • controlled area
  • check character
  • controlled cryptographic item (CCI)
  • check digit
  • controlled not-ready signal
  • check loop
  • controlled rerouting
  • check sequence (CS)
  • controlled security mode
  • check word
  • controlled security operation
  • checkbox
  • controlled sharing
  • checking code
  • controlled space
  • checksum
  • controller
  • checkvalue
  • controlling authority
  • chip
  • convergence
  • chip rate
  • convergence point
  • chip time
  • conversation-minute
  • chirping
  • conversation-minute-kilometers
  • chosen-plaintext attack
  • conversational hypertext access technology (chat)
  • chroma keying
  • conversational mode
  • chroma noise
  • conversational service
  • chromatic dispersion
  • Conversion Timing
  • chromaticity chart
  • convolutional code
  • chromaticity diagram
  • convoy internal communications
  • chrominance
  • cookie
  • chrominance signal
  • cooperation factor
  • Chronic Trunk
  • cooperative key generation
  • CIC
  • cooperative remote rekeying
  • CIC
  • coordinated clock
  • CIDR
  • Coordinated Conversion
  • CIE
  • coordinated time scale
  • CIM
  • Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)
  • cinepak
  • coordination area
  • cipher
  • coordination contour
  • cipher system
  • coordination distance
  • cipher text
  • copy
  • cipher text auto-key
  • Copy Control
  • ciphertext string
  • Copy Protection
  • ciphertext substring
  • copy watch
  • ciphony
  • copy-protected
  • CIPID
  • CORBA
  • CIR
  • cord circuit
  • circuit
  • cord lamp
  • circuit identification code
  • cordless switchboard
  • circuit kilometers
  • core
  • circuit noise level
  • core area
  • circuit reliability (CiR)
  • core diameter
  • circuit restoration
  • core dump
  • circuit routing
  • core eccentricity
  • circuit switching
  • core gateway
  • circuit switching center
  • core noncircularity
  • circuit switching unit (CSU)
  • core storage
  • circuit transfer mode
  • core-cladding offset
  • circuit-switched data transmission service
  • core-to-cladding concentricity
  • circular polarization
  • core-to-cladding eccentricity
  • circulator
  • core-to-cladding offset
  • civision
  • corner reflector
  • cladding
  • corner reflector antenna
  • cladding diameter
  • corporate security policy
  • cladding eccentricity
  • Corporation for Research and Educational Networking
  • cladding mode
  • corrective maintenance
  • cladding mode stripper
  • Correctness
  • cladding noncircularity
  • correctness proof
  • cladding ovality
  • corresponding entities
  • cladding ray
  • CoS
  • claim authentication information (claim AI)
  • COSINE
  • Claimant
  • cosine emission law
  • CLASS
  • cosite
  • class d address
  • cosmic noise
  • class of emission
  • Costas loop
  • class of office
  • COT
  • class of service
  • COTS
  • class-of-service mark
  • Coulomb's law
  • Classification
  • countermeasure
  • classmark
  • counterpoise
  • clear
  • country code
  • clear channel
  • coupled bonding conductor
  • clear channel capability (CCC)
  • coupled modes
  • clear collision
  • coupler
  • clear confirmation signal
  • coupling
  • clear message
  • coupling coefficient
  • clear text
  • coupling efficiency
  • Clearance
  • coupling loss
  • clearing
  • cover
  • cleave
  • coverage
  • CLEC
  • covert channel
  • click data
  • covert storage channel
  • click rate
  • covert timing channel
  • click-through
  • CP
  • clicks
  • CPCM
  • client
  • CPD
  • client ID
  • CPE
  • client-server
  • CPE line (customer premises equipment line)
  • client-server architecture
  • CPE trunk (customer premises equipment trunk)
  • cliff effect
  • cpi
  • clip
  • CPIM
  • clipper
  • cps
  • clipping
  • CPU
  • CLLI™
  • CR
  • CLLI™
  • cracker
  • clock
  • crawler
  • clock accuracy
  • CRC
  • clock error
  • credential
  • clock fast mode
  • CREN
  • clock free-run mode
  • crest factor
  • clock holdover mode
  • critical angle
  • clock normal mode
  • critical area
  • clock phase slew
  • critical frequency
  • clock rate
  • critical infrastructure
  • clock tolerance
  • critical mechanism
  • clock track
  • critical service
  • clockwise polarized wave
  • critical technical load
  • closed captioning
  • critical wavelength
  • closed circuit
  • CRL
  • closed user group
  • CRM
  • closed user group with outgoing access
  • cross assembler
  • closed waveguide
  • cross certification
  • closed-loop noise bandwidth
  • cross coupling
  • closed-loop response integrity
  • cross modulation
  • closed-loop transfer function
  • cross office check
  • closed-security environment
  • cross-band radiotelegraph procedure
  • closure
  • cross-connect
  • cloud attenuation
  • cross-connection
  • CM
  • cross-office trunk
  • CMIP
  • cross-platform
  • CMP
  • cross-polarized operation
  • CMRR
  • cross-site link
  • CMRS
  • crossbar switch
  • CN
  • crossfade
  • CNR
  • crosslink
  • CNS
  • crosspoint
  • CO
  • crosspost
  • CO Code (NXX) Exhaust
  • crosstalk (XT)
  • CO Code Administrator
  • crosstalk coupling
  • co-channel interference
  • crosstalk coupling loss
  • COAM
  • CROWN
  • coast Earth station
  • CRT
  • coast station
  • cryptanalysis
  • coasting mode
  • cryptanalytical attack
  • coating
  • CRYPTO
  • coax
  • crypto key
  • coaxial cable (coax)
  • crypto-alarm
  • coaxial patch bay
  • crypto-algorithm
  • COBOL
  • crypto-ancillary equipment
  • CoD
  • crypto-equipment
  • code
  • crypto-ignition key (CIK)
  • code book
  • cryptochannel
  • code character
  • cryptographic
  • code conversion
  • cryptographic check value
  • code element
  • cryptographic component
  • code group
  • cryptographic equipment (crypto-equipment)
  • Code Holder
  • cryptographic hash
  • code restriction
  • cryptographic hash function
  • code set
  • cryptographic information
  • code structure
  • cryptographic initialization
  • code vocabulary
  • cryptographic key
  • code word
  • cryptographic key synchronization
  • code-division multiple access (CDMA)
  • cryptographic logic
  • code-excited linear prediction (CELP)
  • cryptographic randomization
  • code-independent data communication
  • cryptographic synchronization
  • code-transparent data communication
  • cryptography
  • codec
  • cryptologic
  • coded character set
  • cryptology
  • coded image
  • cryptomaterial
  • coded set
  • cryptonet
  • coding
  • cryptoperiod
  • coding scheme
  • cryptosecurity
  • codress message
  • cryptosynchronization
  • COG
  • cryptosystem
  • coherence area
  • crystal oscillator (XO)
  • coherence degree
  • CS
  • coherence length
  • CSCF
  • coherence time
  • CSMA
  • coherent
  • CSMA/CA
  • coherent bundle
  • CSMA/CD
  • coherent differential phase-shift keying (CDPSK)
  • CSP
  • coherent pulse operation
  • CSPR
  • coherent radiation
  • CSU
  • cold standby
  • CTS
  • cold start
  • CTX
  • collective address
  • cumulative transit delay
  • collective routing
  • CUPS
  • collimation
  • current billing
  • collimator
  • cursor
  • collinear antenna array
  • curvature loss
  • collision
  • curve-fitting compaction
  • color balancing
  • custom local area signaling service (CLASS)
  • color bar test signal
  • Customer
  • color bars
  • customer access
  • color burst
  • customer dialed charge traffic
  • color coordinate transformation
  • customer installation (CI)
  • color correction
  • customer management complex
  • color decoder
  • customer office terminal
  • color errors
  • customer owned and maintained equipment (COAM)
  • color keying
  • customer premises equipment (CPE)
  • color phase
  • customer premises wire
  • color processing
  • customer service unit (CSU)
  • color subcarrier
  • customer-provided equipment
  • color temperature
  • cut
  • color-difference signal
  • cutback technique
  • color-matching functions
  • cutoff attenuator
  • colorimetry
  • cutoff frequency
  • combat-net radio (CNR)
  • cutoff mode
  • combinational logic element
  • cutoff wavelength
  • combined communications
  • cutover
  • combined distribution frame (CDF)
  • CVSD
  • combined link set
  • CW
  • combined station
  • CWM
  • combiner
  • CWMP
  • COMINT
  • CX
  • comm center
  • CX signaling
  • comma-free code
  • cxr
  • command
  • cyber
  • command and control (C2)
  • cyber security
  • command and control (C2) system
  • cybercommunity
  • command and control warfare (C2W)
  • cybermall
  • command frame
  • cybernaut
  • command line
  • cyberspace
  • command menu
  • cybersquatting
  • command net
  • cyclic distortion
  • command protocol data unit
  • cyclic redundancy check (CRC)


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