See LAN. A local network for inter-computer communication; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create an inter-office system; SYN. LAN.
(LAN) In computing, a network restricted to a single room or building. Local area networks enable around 500 devices to be connected together.
A network of personal computers in a small area (as an office) for sharing resources (as a printer) or exchanging data.