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A family of specifications developed by IEEE for wireless LAN technology, including 802.11 (1–2 megabits per second), 802.11a (54 megabits per second), 802.11b (11 megabits per second), and 802.11g (54 megabits per second).
A pathname that starts with the root directory (represented by /). An absolute pathname locates a file without regard to the working directory.
In computer jargon, a verb meaning ...