packet switching definition

  • noun:
    • a technique of data transmission for which small blocks of information are sent quickly over a channel aimed at the text just for the length associated with the packet's transmission.
    • an easy method of directing digitally encoded information in a communication community from its supply to its location, for which emails can be split into smaller entities labeled as packets, each of which travels by themselves through the community in routes considering minute to moment routing choices made by the nodes through which they pass.

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