contention

  1. a point asserted as part of an argument
  2. a dispute where there is strong disagreement
  3. the act of competing as for profit or a prize

contention

[n] - a point asserted as part of an argument
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Contention

A method of line control in which terminals compete with each other for permission to transmit over a common channel. If the channel is free, the terminal transmits. If the channel is in use by another terminal, the terminal attempting to transmit waits until the channel is free.
Found on http://www.flowmeterdirectory.com/flowmeter_technical_glossary/flowmeter_te

Contention

Con┬Ěten'tion noun [ French contention , Latin contentio . See Contend .] 1. A violent effort or struggle to obtain, or to resist, something; contest; strife. « I would my arms could match thee in contention . Shak. » 2. Strife in word...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/147

Contention

• (n.) Vehemence of endeavor; eagerness; ardor; zeal. • (n.) A point maintained in an argument, or a line of argument taken in its support; the subject matter of discussion or strife; a position taken or contended for. • (n.) Strife in words; controversy; altercation; quarrel; dispute; as, a bone of contention. • (n.) A violent ...
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contention

contention 1. The act of contending; strife, struggle, controversy, dispute, quarrel, etc. 2. A statement or point that one argues for as true or valid.
Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2107/2

Contention

[telecommunications] In statistical time division multiplexing, contention is a media access method that is used to share a broadcast medium. In contention, any computer in the network can transmit data at any time (first come-first served). This system breaks down when two computers attempt to transmit at the same time. This is a case of c...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contention_(telecommunications)

contention

a condition arising when two or more stations attempt to transmit at the same time over a shared transmission channel, or when two stations normally operating with each other in simplex, either way mode, attempt to transmit at the same time
Found on http://www.electropedia.org/iev/iev.nsf/display?openform&ievref=721-08-32

contention

Where two tasks each want an exclusive resource. You may hear talk of, for example, spinlock contention, which is where one or more tasks is commonly busy-waiting for a spinlock to become unlocked, as it is being taken by other tasks.
Found on http://kernelnewbies.org/KernelGlossary

Contention

A network access method where all the devices on the network have equal
Found on http://www.wildpackets.com/resources/compendium/glossary_of_networking_term

contention

the act of competing as for profit or a prize
Found on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/388574

contention

the act of competing as for profit or a prize
Found on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/310886
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