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A computer network in which the computers connected may be far apart, generally having a radius of more than 1 km.
- ‘The FBI's Trilogy project - a plan to replace their Bureau's existing local and wide area networks - has been slammed by technology experts from the National Research Council.’
- ‘This is focused entirely on the business user in local area networks, wide area networks and multiserver environments.’
- ‘The problem is that remote users can't access their files over low bandwidth, high-latency wide area networks (WANs).’
- ‘VPNs commonly are used to connect local area networks into wide area networks using the Internet.’
- ‘The database may be accessed, for example, over a network such as a wide area network, to allow database records to be individually updated without affecting other records in the database.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.