What is communication?

  • (noun): Something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Communication (from Latin "communis", meaning to share) is the activity of conveying information through the exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, visuals, signals, writing, or behavior.

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Black Rhinoceros - Behavior - Communication
... Rhinos use several forms of communication ... Due to their bad eyesight and solitary nature, scent marking is often used to identify themselves to other black rhinos ...
Communication Noise - Psychological Noise
... Certain attitudes can also make communication difficult ... Disorders such as Autism may also severely hamper effective communication ...
Point-to-multipoint Communication
... In telecommunications, point-to-multipoint communication is communication which is accomplished via a distinct type of one-to-many connection, providing multiple paths from a single location to multiple ...
Body Language
... Body language is a form of mental and physical ability of human non-verbal communication, which consists of body posture, gestures, facial expressions, and eye movements ... James Borg states that human communication consists of 93 percent body language and paralinguistic cues, while only 7% of communication consists of words themselves however, Albert Mehrabian ...
British Science Association - Perception of Science in The UK - Science Communication Conference
... The Association holds an annual Science Communication Conference, the largest in the UK, which addresses the key issues facing science communicators ... The 2012 Science Communication Conference will be held on 14-15 May at Kings Place, London with the theme 'Impact' ...

More definitions of "communication":

  • (noun): The activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information.
    Example: "They could not act without official communication from Moscow"
    Synonyms: communicating
  • (noun): A connection allowing access between persons or places.
    Example: "How many lines of communication can there be among four people?"; "a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms"