2 the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"; "he regards the fork as a modern introduction" [syn: initiation, founding, foundation, institution, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration]
- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
Origination in VOIP telephony refers to calls that originate in the Public Switched Telephone Network. These calls are carried to their destination over the Internet.
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