LAN Emulation Client
Entity in an end system that performs data forwarding, address resolution, and other control functions for a single ES within a single ELAN. An LAN Emulation Client also provides a standard LAN service interface to any higher-layer entity that interfaces to the LEC. Each LEC is identified by a unique ATM address, and is associated with one or more MAC addresses reachable through that ATM address. See also ELAN and LES.