active star

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a network consisting of a central point with nodes branching out, in which one central computer controls and routes all messages between devices

Computing

  • noun a network consisting of a central point with nodes branching out, in which a central processor controls and routes all messages between devices

Electronics

  • In a star network, a central connecting device, such as a computer or router, that regenerates and retransmits the signals sent through it.
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