CSMA-CD

Definitions

Computing

  • noun a network communications protocol that prevents two sources transmitting at the same time by waiting for a quiet moment, then attempting to transmit. It is used to control data transmission over an Ethernet network.

General Science

  • acronym forcarrier sense multiple access-collision detection
  • noun a network communications protocol used on an Ethernet network that prevents two sources transmitting at the same time by waiting for a quiet moment, then attempting to transmit.
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