Access — In counterintelligence and intelligence use, a. a way or means of approach to identify a target; or b. exploitable proximity to or ability to approach an individual, facility, or information that enables target to carry out the intended mission.

Definition 2.

Access— access as applied to nuclear weapons means physical access in such manner as to allow the opportunity to cause a nuclear detonation. The context of access in this definition relates to the physical ability to perform detailed circuit modification or retrofit on the internal components of nuclear weapons for the performance of official duties in authorized facilities and units.

Access-users should have the ability to access their data and correct them if erroneous.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Access
- A coming to, or near approach; admittance; admission; accessibility; as, to gain access to a prince.
- The means, place, or way by which a thing may be approached; passage way; as, the access is by a neck of land.
- Admission to sexual intercourse.
- Increase by something added; addition; as, an access of territory. [In this sense accession is more generally used.]
- An onset, attack, or fit of disease.
- A paroxysm; a fit of passion; an outburst; as, an access of fury.
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Forward presence
    Forward presence— maintaining forward-deployed or stationed forces overseas to demonstrate ...
  • Offensive counterair
    Offensive counterair refers to offensive operations to destroy, disrupt, or neutralize ...
  • Electromagnetic intrusion
    Electromagnetic intrusion is the intentional insertion of electromagnetic energy into ...
  • Chemical agent
    Chemical agent is a chemical substance that is intended for use in military operations ...
  • Action phase
    Action phase— In amphibious operations, the period of time between the arrival of the ...