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Meaning of PACKET

Pronunciation:  'pakit

 
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The unit of data sent across a network. "Packet" is a generic term used to describe a unit of data at any layer of the osi protocol stack, but it is most correctly used to describe application layer data units ("application protocol data unit", APDU).

See also datagram, frame.

 
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