ATIS Telecom Glossary
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  • PoC
  • P-CSCF
  • Pockels cell
  • P2MP
  • POF
  • P2P
  • POI
  • PABX
  • point
  • packet
  • point code (PC)
  • packet assembler/disassembler (PAD)
  • point in call (PIC)
  • packet entry event
  • point of access
  • packet exit event
  • point of interface (POI)
  • packet filter
  • point of presence (POP)
  • packet filtering
  • point of termination (POT)
  • packet format
  • point of train
  • packet header
  • point source
  • packet Internet groper
  • point-to-multipoint connection
  • packet layer reference event
  • point-to-point configuration
  • packet mode
  • point-to-point link
  • packet sniffer
  • point-to-point transmission
  • packet stream
  • pointer
  • packet switching
  • pointers
  • packet transfer mode
  • Poisson distribution
  • packet-mode terminal
  • polar direct-current telegraph transmission
  • packet-switched data transmission service
  • polar operation
  • packet-switching network
  • polar orbit
  • packet-switching node
  • polar relay
  • packetization interval
  • polarential telegraph system
  • pad
  • polarization
  • PAD
  • polarization diversity
  • padding
  • polarization-maintaining (PM) optical fiber
  • padlocking
  • polarization-preserving (PP) optical fiber
  • pager
  • Policy
  • paging
  • Policy
  • paging and radiotelephone service
  • Policy-based Resource Control and Management
  • paging receiver
  • polling
  • pair-gain system
  • polyinstantiation
  • paired cable
  • polymer-clad silica fiber
  • paired disparity code
  • PON
  • PAK
  • Pooling Administrator (PA)
  • PAL
  • Pooling Administrator (PA)
  • PAL-M
  • POP
  • palm computer
  • POP3
  • palm-top
  • port
  • PAM
  • port operations service
  • PAMA
  • port station
  • PAN
  • portability
  • PAN ID
  • portable station
  • PANA
  • portal
  • panning
  • portrait mode
  • par meter
  • positioned channel
  • parabolic antenna
  • positioned interface structure
  • parabolic profile
  • positioning time
  • parallel computer
  • positive control material
  • parallel port
  • positive feedback
  • parallel processing
  • positive justification
  • parallel transmission
  • POSIX
  • parallel-to-serial conversion
  • POSIX Open System Environment (POSIX OSE)
  • parametric amplifier (paramp)
  • POSIX Standardized Profile (POSIX SP)
  • parasitic element
  • post
  • parasitic emission
  • post-detection combiner
  • paraxial ray
  • post-development review
  • parity
  • post-implementation review
  • parity bit
  • post-production processing
  • parity check
  • postalize
  • parking party
  • posting
  • PARS
  • POT
  • part 68
  • POTS
  • partial-dial condition
  • power
  • partitioned security mode
  • power budget
  • party ID
  • power circuit breaker (PCB)
  • party line
  • power density
  • passband
  • power down
  • passive device
  • power entrance facility (PEF)
  • passive element
  • power factor
  • passive satellite
  • power failure transfer
  • passive sensor
  • power gain of an antenna
  • passive star
  • power margin
  • passive station
  • power up
  • passive threat
  • power-law index profile
  • passphrase
  • Poynting vector
  • password
  • PPM
  • password history
  • PPP
  • password length equation
  • PPPoE
  • password length parameter
  • PPV
  • PAT
  • PPVPN
  • patch
  • PR
  • patch and test facility (PTF)
  • pre-arbitrated slot
  • patch bay
  • preassignment access plan
  • patch panel
  • precedence
  • path
  • precipitation attenuation
  • path attenuation
  • precipitation static (p-static)
  • path clearance
  • precise frequency
  • path intermodulation noise
  • precise time
  • path loss
  • precise time and time interval (PTTI)
  • path overhead (POH)
  • precision
  • path profile
  • precision-sleeve splicing
  • path quality analysis
  • precombining
  • path quality matrix
  • predesignation
  • path survey
  • predetection
  • pattern recognition
  • predetection combining
  • Pawsey stub
  • preemphasis
  • PAX
  • preemphasis improvement
  • payload
  • preemphasis network
  • payload loopback
  • preempting call
  • payload module
  • preemption
  • payload overhead
  • preemption tone
  • payload pointer
  • prefix
  • PBER
  • prefix-free code
  • PBX
  • pregroup combining
  • PBX tie trunk
  • pregroup translation
  • PBX trunk
  • preliminary call
  • PC
  • premature disconnect
  • PCB
  • premature disconnect stimulus
  • PCC
  • premises wiring
  • PCM
  • premodulation combining
  • PCM multiplex equipment
  • presence noise
  • PCMCIA
  • presentation context
  • PCR
  • Presentation Layer
  • PCS
  • presentation unit
  • PCS application
  • preset conference
  • PCS number
  • preset jammer
  • PCS session
  • press-to-talk operation
  • PCS switching center
  • press-to-type operation
  • PCS System
  • preventive maintenance (PM)
  • PCX
  • PRF
  • PD-FE
  • PRI
  • PDF
  • primary channel
  • PDH
  • primary coating
  • PDM
  • primary colors
  • PDN
  • primary distribution system
  • PDP
  • primary frequency
  • PDS
  • primary frequency standard
  • PDSN
  • primary group
  • PDU
  • primary interexchange carrier (PIC)
  • PE
  • primary point code (PPC)
  • PEA
  • primary polymer coating
  • peak busy hour
  • primary polymer overcoat
  • peak emission wavelength
  • primary power
  • peak envelope power (of a radio transmitter) [PEP, pX, PX]
  • primary protector
  • peak limiting
  • primary radar
  • peak power output
  • primary radiation
  • peak signal level
  • primary rate access (PRA) path
  • peak spectral emission
  • primary rate interface (PRI)
  • peak wavelength
  • primary reference source
  • peak-to-average ratio (p/a r)
  • primary route
  • peak-to-peak value
  • primary service area
  • pedestal
  • primary station
  • PEEM
  • primary substation
  • peer entity
  • primary time standard
  • peer group
  • primary traffic
  • peer protocol
  • primitive
  • peer-entity authentication
  • Principal
  • PEG
  • principal clock
  • peg count
  • principal colors
  • pel
  • principal ground point (PGP)
  • penetration
  • principle of least privilege
  • penetration test
  • print suppression
  • penetration testing
  • print-through
  • PEP
  • priority
  • per-call key
  • priority level
  • percent break
  • priority level assignment
  • percentage modulation
  • priority message
  • perfect forward secrecy
  • privacy
  • Performance
  • privacy and authentication management
  • performance anomalies
  • privacy indicator
  • performance evaluation
  • privacy system
  • performance management
  • private automatic branch exchange (PABX)
  • performance measurement period
  • private automatic exchange (PAX)
  • performance parameter
  • private branch exchange (PBX)
  • performance primitives
  • Private Branch Exchange (PBX)
  • performance reliability
  • private exchange (PX)
  • performance requirement
  • private key
  • performance standard
  • private line
  • periapsis
  • private line service
  • perigee
  • Private Networks
  • perigee altitude
  • private NS/EP telecommunications services
  • perimeter network
  • private prime factors
  • period (of a satellite)
  • Privilege
  • periodic antenna
  • privileged access
  • periods processing
  • pro forma message
  • peripheral device
  • probe
  • peripheral equipment
  • procedure-oriented language
  • peripheral node
  • proceed-to-select
  • periscope antenna
  • proceed-to-select signal
  • permanent bond
  • Process
  • permanent signal (PS)
  • process computer system
  • permanent storage
  • process control
  • permanent virtual circuit (PVC)
  • process control equipment
  • permissible interference
  • process control system
  • permuter
  • process gain
  • Persistent
  • process interface system
  • Persistent
  • processing unit
  • persistent data
  • processor
  • personal agent
  • processor outage
  • personal authenticating information (PAI)
  • procurement
  • Personal Communications Service
  • procurement lead time
  • Personal Communications Service (PCS)
  • Product
  • personal de-registration
  • product rationale
  • personal identification device (PID)
  • Production
  • personal identification number
  • Profile
  • personal mobility
  • profile dip
  • personal mobility controller
  • profile dispersion
  • personal mobility management
  • profile parameter (g)
  • personal number
  • program
  • personal registration
  • program architecture
  • personal station
  • program origin
  • personal terminal
  • programmable
  • PES
  • programmable logic array (PLA)
  • PG
  • programmable read-only memory (PROM)
  • PGP
  • programmer
  • phantom circuit
  • programming language
  • phantom facility
  • programming language API
  • phantom group
  • programming system
  • phantom pair
  • Project 25
  • phase
  • PROM
  • phase angle
  • prompt
  • phase bandwidth
  • propagation
  • phase coherence
  • propagation constant
  • phase coherent
  • propagation delay
  • phase constant
  • propagation mode
  • phase delay
  • propagation path obstruction
  • phase departure
  • propagation time delay
  • phase detector
  • proprietary information
  • phase deviation
  • proprietary standard
  • phase diagram
  • proration
  • phase difference
  • protected communications
  • phase distortion
  • protected distribution system (PDS)
  • phase equalizer
  • protected frequency
  • phase flux reversal
  • protection
  • phase hit
  • protection channel
  • phase instability
  • protection equipment
  • phase interference fading
  • protection interval (PI)
  • phase inversion
  • protection mapping
  • phase jitter
  • protection philosophy
  • phase jump
  • protection profile (PP)
  • phase linearity
  • protection profile family
  • phase measurement tolerance
  • protection ratio
  • phase modulation (PM)
  • protection ring
  • phase noise
  • protection switching (PS)
  • phase nonlinearity
  • protection-critical portion of the TCB
  • phase offset
  • protective packaging
  • phase perturbation
  • protective technologies
  • phase quadrature
  • protector
  • phase shift
  • protocol
  • phase term
  • protocol abnormality
  • phase transients
  • protocol converter
  • phase velocity
  • protocol data unit (PDU)
  • phase-encoded (PE) recording
  • protocol discriminator (PD) field
  • phase-frequency characteristic
  • protocol hierarchy
  • phase-frequency distortion
  • protocol translator
  • phase-locked loop (PLL)
  • protocol-control information
  • phase-shift keying (PSK)
  • prototype
  • phase-shift signaling
  • provisioning
  • phased array
  • proxy
  • phasing
  • proxy server
  • PHB
  • PRQC
  • phon
  • PRS
  • phone
  • PS
  • phonetic alphabet
  • PSAP
  • phonon
  • PSD
  • phonon absorption
  • pseudo bit-error ratio
  • photoconductive effect
  • pseudorandom noise
  • photoconductivity
  • pseudorandom number generator
  • photocurrent
  • pseudorandom number sequence
  • photodetector (PD)
  • PSIP
  • photodiode
  • PSK
  • photoelectric effect
  • PSN
  • photon
  • psophometer
  • photon noise
  • psophometric voltage
  • photonic
  • psophometric weighting
  • photonic computer
  • psophometrically weighted dBm
  • photonic switching
  • PSTN
  • photonics
  • PTF
  • photosensitive recording
  • PTM
  • photovoltaic effect
  • PTS
  • PHY
  • PTSC
  • physical frame
  • PTT
  • Physical Interface
  • PTTI
  • Physical Layer
  • PUA
  • physical optics
  • public correspondence
  • physical plane
  • public cryptography
  • physical security
  • public data network (PDN)
  • physical signaling sublayer (PLS)
  • public data transmission service
  • physical topology
  • public key
  • picowatt
  • public key cryptography
  • picowatt, psophometrically weighted
  • public key infrastructure (PKI)
  • PICS
  • public key validation
  • picture
  • public land mobile network (PLMN)
  • picture black
  • Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP)
  • picture element
  • public switched network (PSN)
  • picture frequency
  • public switched NS/EP telecommunications services
  • picture white
  • public switched telephone network (PSTN)
  • PID
  • public utilities commission (PUC)
  • piecewise linear encoding
  • public-key certificate
  • piecewise linear encoding law
  • public-key encryption
  • piggyback entry
  • public-key traceability
  • pigtail
  • PUC
  • pilot
  • PUE
  • pilot frequency
  • pull
  • pilot subcarrier
  • pull-in frequency range
  • pilot tone
  • pulsating direct current
  • pilot-make-busy (PMB) circuit
  • pulse
  • PIM
  • pulse amplitude
  • PIM-SM
  • pulse broadening
  • PIN
  • pulse carrier
  • PIN diode
  • pulse decay time
  • PIN photodiode
  • pulse density
  • ping
  • pulse distortion
  • pink noise
  • pulse duration
  • PiP
  • pulse duty factor
  • piston
  • pulse length
  • pitch
  • pulse link repeater (PLR)
  • pivot node
  • pulse period
  • pixel
  • pulse repetition rate
  • PKCS
  • pulse rise time
  • PKE
  • pulse string
  • PKI
  • pulse stuffing
  • PL/I
  • pulse train
  • PLA
  • pulse width
  • plain old telephone service (POTS)
  • pulse-address multiple access (PAMA)
  • plain text
  • pulse-amplitude modulation (PAM)
  • planar array
  • pulse-code modulation (PCM)
  • planar waveguide
  • pulse-duration modulation (PDM)
  • Planck's constant
  • pulse-frequency modulation (PFM)
  • Planck's law
  • pulse-interval modulation
  • plane
  • pulse-length modulation
  • plane polarization
  • pulse-position modulation (PPM)
  • plane wave
  • pulse-repetition frequency (PRF)
  • plant
  • pulse-repetition-rate modulation
  • plastic-clad silica (PCS) fiber
  • pulse-time modulation (PTM)
  • plate modulation
  • pulse-width modulation (PWM)
  • platform
  • pulsed FM systems
  • platform profile
  • pulsing
  • PLC
  • pump frequency
  • plenum
  • pumping
  • plesiochronous
  • pure binary numeration system
  • Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy (PDH)
  • Purge
  • PLL
  • purging
  • PLMN
  • push
  • PLOAM
  • push-down file
  • plotter
  • push-to-talk (PTT) operation
  • PLR
  • push-to-type operation
  • PLS
  • pushbutton dialing
  • plug and play
  • PV
  • plug in
  • PVC
  • plunger
  • PVR
  • PM
  • pW
  • PMB
  • PWE3
  • PMD
  • PWM
  • PMIP
  • pWp
  • PMT
  • pWp0
  • PNA
  • PX
  • PNG
  • pX


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