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Other Communication Definition

[n] something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
[n] the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information; "they could not act without official communication from Moscow"
[n] a connection allowing access between persons or places; "how many lines of communication can there be among four people?"; "a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms"



Misc. Definitions

\Com*mu`ni*ca"tion\, n. [L. communicatio.]
1. The act or fact of communicating; as, communication of smallpox; communication of a secret.
2. Intercourse by words, letters, or messages; interchange of thoughts or opinions, by conference or other means; conference; correspondence. Argument . . . and friendly communication. --Shak.
3. Association; company. Evil communications corrupt good manners. --1 Cor. xv. 3
4. Means of communicating; means of passing from place to place; a connecting passage; connection. The Euxine Sea is conveniently situated for trade, by the communication it has both with Asia and Europe. --Arbuthnot.
5. That which is communicated or imparted; intelligence; news; a verbal or written message.
6. Participation in the Lord's supper. --Bp. Pearson.
7. (Rhet.) A trope, by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says we, instead of I or you. --Beattie. Syn: Correspondence; conference; intercourse.

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