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Definition of "packet-switching" []

  • The concentration of data into units that are allocated an address prior to transmission (noun)

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Use "packet-switching" in a sentence
  • "The realization of their concepts came to be known as packet-switching."
  • "Baran is best known for the idea of "packet-switching," in which data is bundled into small packages and sent through a network."
  • "Like you're missing the meaningful differences between packet- and circuit-switching and how the telecom companies tried their hardest to kill packet-switching by embracing X.25."
  • "Baran is best known for the idea of "packet-switching," in which data is bundled into small packages and sent through a network."
  • "The brilliant ideas behind the internet were packet-switching statistical multiplexing, as opposed to time-division-multiplexing and circuit-switching and completely open standards."