handoff
noun see hand off

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  • handoff — n. (Football) A football play in which one player hands the ball to a teammate. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • handoff — ☆ handoff [hand′ôf΄ ] n. Football an offensive maneuver in which a back, esp. the quarterback, hands the ball directly to another back * * * hand·off (hăndʹôf , ŏf ) n. 1. Football. The act or an instance of handing the ball to a teammate during… …   Universalium

  • handoff — ☆ handoff [hand′ôf΄ ] n. Football an offensive maneuver in which a back, esp. the quarterback, hands the ball directly to another back …   English World dictionary

  • Handoff — In cellular telecommunications, the term handoff refers to the process of transferring an ongoing call or data session from one channel connected to the core network to another. In satellite communications it is the process of transferring… …   Wikipedia

  • Handoff — Als Handover, im amerikanischen Fachenglish Handoff, bezeichnet man einen Vorgang in einem mobilen Telekommunikationsnetz (zum Beispiel GSM oder UMTS), bei dem das mobile Endgerät (Mobilstation) während eines Gesprächs oder einer Datenverbindung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • handoff — noun American Football an exchange made by handing the ball to a teammate …   English new terms dictionary

  • handoff —    The automatic transferring of cellular radio channels when a car phone moves from one cell to another …   IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

  • handoff — noun (American football) a play in which one player hands the ball to a teammate • Topics: ↑American football, ↑American football game • Hypernyms: ↑football play …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vertical handoff — refers to a network node changing the type of connectivity it uses to access a supporting infrastructure, usually to support node mobility. For example, a suitably equipped laptop might be able to use both a high speed wireless LAN and a cellular …   Wikipedia

  • Handover — Figura 1. Esquema de handover entre dos celdas. Se denomina Handover (también Handoff) al sistema utilizado en comunicaciones móviles celulares con el objetivo de transferir el servicio de una estación base a otra cuando la calidad del enlace es… …   Wikipedia Español

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