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punto a punto

English translation: Point to Point, Point to Multiple Points

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11:34 Jun 14, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: punto a punto
Servicio:
Transporte de señales, a través de las Redes de la compañía, PUNTO A PUNTO, y PUNTO A MULTIPUNTO de voz, textos, imagen, video o datos integrados o no.

Thanks!
Sandra B. Carrazzoni
English translation:Point to Point, Point to Multiple Points
Explanation:
Since you're talking about electronic communication, you need the word "point", not "end"... here's a fun URL that discusses it - see the 4th paragraph down.

http://www.coveredge.com/las.html
Selected response from:

Carol Shaw
Local time: 07:56
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Summary of answers provided
napoint-to-point transfer or multi-point transfer
Parrot
napoint-to-pointHeathcliff
napoint-to-point, point-to-multipoint, or just multi-pointBJD
naPoint to Point, Point to Multiple PointsCarol Shaw
naend to endNNieto


  

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4 mins
end to end


Explanation:
Electrical & ComputerEngineering Dictionary (English-Spanish/Spanish-English) (Kaplan)

NNieto
United States
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Heathcliff: not applicable here
23 mins
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20 mins
Point to Point, Point to Multiple Points


Explanation:
Since you're talking about electronic communication, you need the word "point", not "end"... here's a fun URL that discusses it - see the 4th paragraph down.

http://www.coveredge.com/las.html

Carol Shaw
Local time: 07:56
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 59
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21 mins
point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, or just multi-point


Explanation:
see:

The M10II can be used for point-to-point or multi-point topologies by simply adding M10IIs to Ethernet network segments.
at:http://www.clarionwireless.com/html/press/pr980918.html

see also:

http://www.transcomm.com/Englishpdf/155_e1.pdf

http://www.aciri.org/floyd/end2end-paper.html

http://www.itu.int/itudoc/itu-r/rec/f/1104.html in English and Spanish


In some places I have also seen end-to-end used.

BJD
United States
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27 mins
point-to-point


Explanation:
and "point-to-multi-point" are the standard terms in the telecommunications industry.

See the web site below:

"Point-to-multi-point satellite delivery simply means an unlimited number of sites can receive information broadcast
over our satellite, provided they have the equipment to receive the signal... "

Hope this helps,
HC



    Reference: http://www.spacecom.com/Industries/point_to_multi%20point.ht...
    Newton's Telecom Dictionary (16th ed., 2001)
Heathcliff
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Jackie_A: Agree wholeheartedly
1 hr

xxxtazdog
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27 mins
point-to-point transfer or multi-point transfer


Explanation:
I agree with BJD.

Parrot
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