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Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

WiFi
WiFi
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi

Definition(s):

  A term describing a wireless local area network that observes the IEEE 802.11 protocol.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-101 Rev. 1

  a generic term that refers to a wireless local area network that observes the IEEE 802.11 protocol.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7250 under Wireless Fidelity
NISTIR 7387 under Wireless Fidelity