- means of sending messages, orders, etc., including telephone, telegraph, radio, and television.
- routes and transportation for moving troops and supplies from a base to an area of operations.
- activity by one organism that changes or has the potential to change the behavior of other organisms.
- transfer of information from one cell or molecule to another, as by chemical or electrical signals.
- communicating artery,
- communicating branch,
- communicating hydrocephalus,
- communication cord,
- communication disorder,
- communication engineering,
- communication interface,
- communication theory
Origin of communication
Examples from the Web for non-communication
The nations were isolated and insulated by distance and non-communication.A Fantasy of Far Japan|Baron Kencho Suyematsu
I am quite at a loss now to account for the non-communication.Memoirs of the Court of George IV. 1820-1830 (Vol 1)|Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
The forty years of non-communication had not been spent in military stasis, at least not for the West.Check and Checkmate|Walter Miller
- (usually plural; sometimes functioning as singular)the study of ways in which human beings communicate, including speech, gesture, telecommunication systems, publishing and broadcasting media, etc
- (as modifier)communication theory
late 14c., from Old French comunicacion (14c., Modern French communication), from Latin communicationem (nominative communicatio), noun of action from past participle stem of communicare "to share, divide out; communicate, impart, inform; join, unite, participate in," literally "to make common," from communis (see common (adj.)).