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packet switching

n.
A method of data transmission in which data is broken into small blocks that are transmitted over different channels and are reassembled into their original order at their destination.

packet switching

n
(Computer Science) computing the concentration of data into units that are allocated an address prior to transmission
Translations
commutation de paquets

packet switching

[ˈpækɪtˈswɪtʃɪŋ] n (Comput) → commutazione f di pacchetto
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