• WordNet 3.6
    • n communicator a person who communicates with others
    • ***
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1970, "MCI" stood for "Microwave Communications, Inc." No longer used as an acronym, it now stands alone.
    • n Communicator One who communicates.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Would you believe that "on the nose" comes from radio? When broadcasting began, directors had to communicate with people on the air without making noise, so they developed hand signals. Time is always a key element in live broadcasts. The person at the mike needed to know if the program was on schedule. If things were "just right," the director signaled with a finger to the side of his or her nose.
    • n communicator One who or that which communicates.
    • ***


  • James L. Hayes
    James L. Hayes
    “Endless meetings, sloppy communications and red tape steal the entrepreneur's time.”
  • Michael E. Gerber
    Michael E. Gerber
    “The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication”
  • Frank Moore Colby
    “Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.”
  • Charles Dickens
    “Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.”
  • George Eliot
    “Sympathetic people often don't communicate well, they back reflected images which hide their own depths.”
  • Leonard Bernstein
    Leonard Bernstein
    “Technique is communication: the two words are synonymous in conductors.”


Lines of communication - Lines of communication are the routes used to communicate by people or groups who are in conflict; a government might open lines of communication with terrorists if it wished to negotiate with them.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary


In literature:

Strain every nerve to open communication with him by James River, or any other way you can.
"The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Six" by Abraham Lincoln
Your fact is an interesting one, and I am very much obliged to you for communicating it to me.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
I have known that communications have passed back and forth, but I imagined that this was done through neutral countries.
"The Devil's Paw" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Until he can manage to communicate himself to others in his full stature and proportion, he does not yet find his vocation.
"Essays, First Series" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
And, in truth, he was not much more communicative than Grace.
"The Last Chronicle of Barset" by Anthony Trollope
On November 2nd telegraphic communication with the town was interrupted.
"The Great Boer War" by Arthur Conan Doyle
There is to be no communication between the house and the column.
"Two on a Tower" by Thomas Hardy
This order, its object, and your destination will be communicated to no person whatever until you reach the harbor of Pensacola.
"The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Complete" by Abraham Lincoln
This decision was no sooner come to, than it was communicated to Judith.
"The Deerslayer" by James Fenimore Cooper
On arriving in Memphis put yourself in communication with Admiral Porter, and arrange with him for his cooperation.
"The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman, Complete" by William T. Sherman

In poetry:

"But stay - I do not like
Undue assassination,
And so before you strike,
Make this communication:
"The Rival Curates" by William Schwenck Gilbert
The pidgin talk the youthful use
Bypasses conversation.
I can't believe the code they choose
Is a means of communication.
Oh to be with people over sixty
Despite their tendency to prolixty!
"You Can Be A Republican, I'm A Genocrat" by Ogden Nash
Her grief, in jumps of earthly weight,
Did Jane around communicate:
For that the moment when began
The holy but mistaken man,
In view of light, to take his lift,
They cut him from her charm adrift!
"Jump-To-Glory Jane" by George Meredith
But Sir John Moore concentrated his troops in the north,
And into the west corner of Spain he boldly marched forth;
To cut off Napoleon's communications with France
He considered it to be advisable and his only chance.
"The Battle of Corunna" by William Topaz McGonagall
Then the herd boy fled to communicate his fears,
And the hut was soon filled with villagers, and some shed tears.
When they discovered in the unhappy being they had found
Margaret Rouat, their old neighbour, then their sorrow was profound.
"John Rouat the Fisherman" by William Topaz McGonagall
Whether averse the many, or the few,
To hold communion in this right'ous view,
Their thought commences heresy, their deed
Schismatical, though they profess the Creed;
Ways of distributing, if new, should still
Maintain the old communicative will.
"On Church Communion - Part III." by John Byrom

In news:

The ME8300 Series modulating, wireless, zone valve actuator contains the dolphin two-way communicating chipset.
He was a communication service technician.
Last night I received an email from Microsoft allowing Microsoft MVPs to play with a new Communicator Add-in for Outlook.
The American Advertising Federation announced that the Chicago Museum of Broadcast Communications would be the site of the Advertising Hall of Fame.
The US public relations arm of Saatchi & Saatchi, has acquired Grody/Tellem Communications, a Los Angeles public relations firm.
Major bondholders in Adelphia Communications think so and are suing the bankrupt MSO's banks for $5 billion.
The Adelphia Communications Corporation, the troubled cable operator, said yesterday that four directors who served on the board when the Rigas family still controlled the company would step down.
To reach more of its consumers, Marfood USA's Pemmican Beef Jerky has updated its Website, while also finding more ways to communicate with shoppers through Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook and a new blog site.
London & Partners, the promotional body for the capital, has hired Chris Gottlieb, Oxfam's communications director, to the newly-created role of director of strategy, brand and communications.
Crew Resource Management-Preventing Errors Through Communication Studies have shown that communication breakdowns are a major contributor to medical errors.
We find that the architecture selected by our communication-aware metric shows improved performance over architectures selected based on execution time and Pollack's rule, as they do not account for speedup being limited by communication.
The Society for Technical Communication is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the promotion of all aspects of Technical Communication.
As a company that prides itself on communicating clearly with the public, BzzAgent discovered that communication within the company could use a little help too, especially in dealing with the company's volunteers.
Richard Parris is president of MindShare Communications, which specializes in marketing communications for its clients.

In science:

Wireless communication has renewed interest in algorithms for dealing with con´Čéicts and failures among collections of communicating devices.
Improved Adaptive Group Testing Algorithms with Applications to Multiple Access Channels and Dead Sensor Diagnosis
We end the section by making the point that modern cryptography is much broader than the traditional two party communication model we have discussed here: there is a thriving community developing the theory of multiparty communication, using such beautiful concepts as zero knowledge.
Group theory in cryptography
In general, there are four communication scenarios re four communication scenarios for network steganographic exchange possible for network steganographic exchange possible.
Steganography in Handling Oversized IP Packets
Steganalysis in case of F2 is harder than in case of method proposed by Murdoch but hidden communication still can be uncovered, because usually all the fragments except last one have equal sizes (see Fig. 3). Thus, if there are any irregularities in fragments sizes then steganographic communication may be uncovered.
Steganography in Handling Oversized IP Packets
This requirement is imposed by the need for data compression, smaller communication bandwidth and robustness of the sensor network, which are crucial issues in application areas such as signal processing, mobile and wireless communication, multisensor data fusion, internet security, robot networks and others .
Decentralized Sequential Hypothesis Testing using Asynchronous Communication