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Synonyms for ad hoc

for present purposes


  • for present purposes
  • when needed
  • as the need arises

Words related to ad hoc

often improvised or impromptu

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for or concerned with one specific purpose

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11g/b wireless network access points or wireless routers, it also operates in ad hoc mode (without an access point) to download data from wireless PCs without a cradle or network connection, and can share data directly with other wireless PDAs.
As a wireless-enabled print server, it supports both ad hoc mode (point-to-point wireless networks) and infrastructure mode (using an existing wireless access point).
The Ad Hoc mode simplifies commissioning for residential and commercial deployments as well as providing a secure point-to-point capability.
Additionally, a first in the Gran Turismo series is the ability to trade and share unlocked vehicles with others online via ad hoc mode, a feature that is not available in any other racing game on the PSP system.
Gamers will play through WTF solo or with a friend in five multiplayer games using the wireless ad hoc mode for the PSP system.