conditioning
  • noun the act of improving the quality of something
  • The modifying of devices or equipment, so as to make them compatible with other devices or equipment. Used, for instance, to match certain performance parameters.
  • In telephony, the modifying of twisted pair wire so it can carry a digital data signal. Also called line conditioning (1).
  • The modification of a communications line so as to improve performance. Also called line conditioning (2).

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