- hardware An electronic or electromechanical device for entering data into a computer or a communications system and displaying data received. Early terminals were called teletypess (TTYs), later ones VDUs. Typically a terminal communicates with the computer via a serial line.
- electronics The end of a line where signals are either transmitted or received, or a point along the length of a line where the signals are made
- electronics Apparatus to send and/or receive signals on a line. (e.g. a telephone)
- voice over IP and telephony Generalised term which usually means telephone or other station or network device.