point-to-point
noun Date: 1898 a cross-country steeplechase

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Point-to-point — (also point to point) may refer to: * Point to point (telecommunications) * Point to point construction, an electronics assembly technique * SAN Point to Point, a topology used in Fibre Channel * Point to point racing * Point to point transit, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Point-to-point transit — refers to a transportation system where a plane, bus or train travels directly to a destination, rather than going through a central hub. This differs from the spoke hub distribution paradigm in which the transportation goes to a central location …   Wikipedia

  • Point-to-point (telecommunications) — Point to point telecommunications generally refers to a connection restricted to two endpoints, usually host computers.Point to point is sometimes referred to as P2P, or Pt2Pt, or variations of this. Among other things, P2P also refers to peer to …   Wikipedia

  • Point-to-point construction — is the way most electronics circuits were constructed before the 1950s. Point to point construction is still used to construct prototype equipment with few or heavy electronic components.The crucial invention was soldering. In soldering, an alloy …   Wikipedia

  • Point-to-Point Protocol — Internet protocol suite Application layer BGP DHCP DNS FTP HTTP …   Wikipedia

  • Point to point (steeplechase) — A point to point is a form of amateur horseracing over fences for hunting horses. In Ireland many of the horses will appear in these races before they compete in National Hunt races either in Ireland or in the UK. In contrast in England and Wales …   Wikipedia

  • Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet — PPPoE, Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet, is a network protocol for encapsulating Point to Point Protocol (PPP) frames inside Ethernet frames. It is used mainly with ADSL services where individual users connect to the ADSL transceiver (modem) …   Wikipedia

  • Point-to-Point Protocol daemon — Infobox Software name = pppd caption = author = Paul Mackerras, based on earlier work by Drew Perkins, Brad Clements, Karl Fox, Greg Christy, and Brad Parker developer = released = latest release version = 2.4.3 latest release date = November 14 …   Wikipedia

  • Point to Point Lee Model — Lee Model for Point to Point Mode is a radio propagation model that operates around 900 MHz. Built as two different modes, this model includes an adjustment factor that can be adjusted to make the model more flexible to different regions of… …   Wikipedia

  • Point-to-point tunneling protocol — The Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) is a method for implementing virtual private networks. Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) [ [http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2661.txt Layer Two Tunneling Protocol L2TP ] ,RFC 2661, W. Townsley et al. ,August …   Wikipedia

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