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E·ther·net

 (ē′thər-nĕt′)
A trademark for a LAN protocol.
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Ethernet

(ˈiːθəˌnɛt)
n
(Computer Science) trademark computing a widely used type of local area network
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E•ther•net

(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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
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Translations
Ethernet
ethernet

Ethernet®

[ˈiːθərnɛt] nEthernet® m
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