Definition of Ethernet

1. Noun. 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.

Terms within: Ethernet Cable
Generic synonyms: Lan, Local Area Network



Definition of Ethernet

1. Noun. (context always _ singular) A set of network cabling and network access (CSMA/CD) protocol standards for bus topology computer networks invented by Xerox but now controlled by the 802.3 subcommittee of the IEEE. ¹

2. Noun. A computer network which complies with such set of standards. ¹

3. Noun. (alternative capitalization of Ethernet) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ethernet

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Literary usage of Ethernet

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1. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"Because ethernet is currently the most common Local Area ... ethernet provides simple and cost-effective networking to all types of computer equipment. ..."

2. Technical Digest edited by G. W. Day, D. L. Franzen, P. A. Williams (1999)
"The Gigabit ethernet standard, which recently was approved under the direction of the IEEE 802.3z committee, is providing the standardization the ..."

3. Assessment of the Continuing Operability of Chemical Agent Disposal by National Research Council (U.S.), Board on Army Science and Technology (2007)
"Data query PCs are networked with Sun batch processors via the site ethernet local area network (LAN). Data storage is managed by the cell-level VAXs in a ..."

4. 802.11WLAN Hands-On Analysis: Unleashing the Network Monitor for by Byron W. Putman (2005)
"Yet Another Ping — STA to Wired ethernet One always learned best by studying ... ethernet Switch iMac-ethernet Let's see what happens when AirLink pings ..."

5. Beyond Computing and Connectivity: Proceedings of the 4th Annual edited by Thomas Egan (1993)
"The distance limitations arc different for all types of ethernet cabling, ... v?í e: ^^ ethernet topologies can supporta speed of 10 million bits per second ..."

6. E-learning in Tertiary Education: Where Do We Stand? by OECD Staff, SourceOECD (2005)
"On campus, the standard model was ethernet linked by fibre optic connections between buildings/campuses (typically one gigabit backbone, and around 100 ..."

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