By Letter: Non-alphabet | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
  Email this page to a friend


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.

< Previous Terms Terms Containing packet Next Terms >
Packard Bell Electronics, Inc.
packed decimal
Packed Encoding Rules
AARP probe packets
Active Measurement Project
Address Resolution Protocol
Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
Packet Assembler/Disassembler
packet driver
Packet in Plastic Grid Array
Packet InterNet Groper
packet radio

Web Standards & Support:

Link to and support Powered by LoadedWeb Web Hosting
Valid XHTML 1.0!Valid CSS! FireFox Extensions