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Local Area Network
(english) A computer network operating within a site or institution. A LAN allows the sharing of printers, modems, and other hardware. Its main use is communication through E-mail. (See also: IT, Wide Area Network, Electronic mail)
réseau local
(french) Réseau d'ordinateurs qui opèrent dans une localité ou une institution. Le LAN autorise le partage d'imprimantes, modems, et autres périphériques. Son usage principal est la communication au moyen du courrier électronique. (See also: IT, Wide Area Network, Electronic mail)
Rede local
(portuguese) Rede de computadores operando dentro duma área ou instituição. Uma LAN permite a utilização conjunta de hardware (impressoras, modems etc.) (See also: IT, Wide Area Network, Electronic mail)

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