Ethernet

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E·ther·net

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

Ethernet

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

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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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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Ethernet
ethernet

Ethernet®

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As of May 1983, we had eight Xerox Ethernet communications systems in eight separate buildings," says Broerman.
Xerox Ethernet local communications networks--linking professional workstations, personal computers, laser printers and an OCR scanner--have been installed in two departments, located in separate buildings at HCA's Nashville headquarters.

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