- Sometimes telecommunication. (used with a singular verb) the transmission of information, as words, sounds, or images, usually over great distances, in the form of electromagnetic signals, as by telegraph, telephone, radio, or television.
- Sometimes telecommunication. (used with a singular verb) the science and technology of such communication.
- telecommunication, a message so transmitted.
- of or relating to telecommunications.
- (functioning as singular) the science and technology of communications by telephony, radio, television, etc