beaconing

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beaconing

  1. Present participle of beacon. (The emitting of signals from a beacon).

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beaconing (plural beaconings)

  1. gerund of beacon
    1. (computing, telecommunications) A continuous signaling of error conditions on a LAN, or small packets on a wireless LAN (WLAN).
    2. (computing, telecommunications) In a token ring network, the process of isolating a fault domain with signals, so that recovery actions can take place.

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