Definition of Packet. Meaning of Packet. Synonyms of Packet

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Definition of Packet

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Packet Pack"et, n. [F. paquet, dim. fr. LL. paccus, from the same source as E. pack. See Pack.] 1. A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters. --Shak. 2. Originally, a vessel employed by government to convey dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed days of sailing; a mail boat. Packet boat, ship, or vessel. See Packet, n., 2. Packet day, the day for mailing letters to go by packet; or the sailing day. Packet note or post. See under Paper.
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Packet Pack"et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Packeted; p. pr. & vb. n. Packeting.] 1. To make up into a packet or bundle. 2. To send in a packet or dispatch vessel. Her husband Was packeted to France. --Ford.
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Packet Pack"et, v. i. To ply with a packet or dispatch boat.

Meaning of Packet from wikipedia

- Packet may refer to: A small container or pouch Packet (container), a small single use container Cigarette packet Sugar packet Network packet, a formatted...
- Packet switching is a method of grouping data that is transmitted over a digital network into packets. Packets are made of a header and a payload. Data...
- Packet loss occurs when one or more packets of data travelling across a computer network fail to reach their destination. Packet loss is either caused...
- A packet analyzer (also known as a packet sniffer) is a computer program or piece of computer hardware (such as a packet capture appliance) that can intercept...
- A network packet is a formatted unit of data carried by a packet-switched network. A packet consists of control information and user data, which is also...
- IP packet may refer to: Internet Protocol IPv4 packet IPv6 packet...
- Packet Tracer is a cross-platform visual simulation tool designed by Cisco Systems that allows users to create network topologies and imitate modern computer...
- Speed Packet Access (HSPA) is an amalgamation of two mobile protocols, High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) and High Speed Uplink Packet Access...
- Packet forwarding is the relaying of packets from one network segment to another by nodes in a computer network. The network layer in the OSI model is...
- protocols of standards-based internetworking methods in the Internet and other packet-switched networks. IPv4 was the first version deplo**** for production in...
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