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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cor·re·spon·dence /-ˈspɑndən(t)s/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·re·spond·ence n.
 1. Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters.
    Holding also good correspondence with the other great men in the state.   --Bacon.
    To facilitate correspondence between one part of London and another, was not originally one of the objects of the post office.   --Macaulay.
 2. The letters which pass between correspondents.
 3. Mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: communication by the exchange of letters
      2: compatibility of observations; "there was no agreement
         between theory and measurement"; "the results of two tests
         were in correspondence" [syn: agreement]
      3: the relation of correspondence in degree or size or amount
         [syn: commensurateness, proportionateness]
      4: a function such that for every element of one set there is a
         unique element of another set [syn: mapping, map]
      5: communication by exchange of letters
      6: (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact
         correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing
         line or plane [syn: symmetry, symmetricalness, balance]
         [ant: asymmetry]
      7: similarity by virtue of correspondence [syn: parallelism]