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Weirton

(Encyclopedia) Weirton, city (1990 pop. 22,124), Brooke and Hancock counties, NW W.Va., in the industrial Northern Panhandle, on the Ohio River; settled 1790s, inc. 1947. Its industries include coal mining an...

Steubenville

(Encyclopedia) Steubenville sto͞o´bənvĭl [key], city (1990 pop. 22,125), seat of Jefferson co., E central Ohio, on the Ohio River; laid out c.1797, inc. as a city 1851. Its once significant steel and cok...

local area network

(Encyclopedia) local area network (LAN), a computer network dedicated to sharing data among several single-user workstations or personal computers , each of which is called a node. A LAN can have...

area

(Encyclopedia) area, measure of the size of a surface region, usually expressed in units that are the square of linear units, e.g., square feet or square meters. In elementary geometry, formulas for the areas...