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NENA Master Glossary


Full Name:
NENA Master Glossary of 9-1-1 Terminology
Document Type:Standard


The NENA Master Glossary is a guide for readers of NENA publications and a tool for members of the NENA committees that prepare them. It defines the terms, acronyms and definitions associated with the 9-1-1 industry. Intended users of this document are any person needing NENA’s definition/description of a 9-1-1 related term.

Use of the "NENA Master Glossary of 9-1-1 Terminology” will:

  • Provide a consistent definition for all definitions and acronyms identified with NENA Standards documents produced by the NENA Committees
  • Reduce the work required to establish definitions for consistently utilized terms and acronyms
Any Master Glossary questions, comments or suggestions should be submitted to NENA's Committee Resource Manager

Committee Name(s):NENA Development Steering Council (DSC)

Created:March 1988

NENA Master Glossary of 9-1-1 Terminology
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