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A trademark for a LAN protocol.


(Computer Science) trademark computing a widely used type of local area network


(ˈi θərˌnɛt)
Trademark. a local-area network protocol featuring a bus topology and a 10 megabit per second data transfer rate.
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Noun1.Ethernet - a type of network technology for local area networksethernet - a type of network technology for local area networks; coaxial cable carries radio frequency signals between computers at a rate of 10 megabits per second
ethernet cable - any of several types of coaxial cable used in ethernets
LAN, local area network - a local computer network for communication between computers; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communication system between offices


[ˈiːθərnɛt] nEthernet® m
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3 standard 10BASE5, one of the first LAN standards created by the IEEE Standards Association in 1983.
Accton's three-way combination cards, the EN1208 PCI and EN1660 ISA adapters with 10BASE-T, 10BASE2, and 10BASE5 connectors, have both been reduced to a list price of $39.
The hub also includes an AUI port and a BNC port that are switch selectable so that you can connect the 10BASE-T users to a 10BASE5 or 10BASE2 network.