distributed network

Definitions

Computing

Electronics

  • An electric network consisting of distributed components. Also called distributed-parameter network.
  • A communications network in which resources, such as processors and switching equipment, are distributed throughout multiple locations, as opposed to one.
  • A communications network in which there are multiple routings between nodes.
  • A computer network in which functions such as processing and storage are handled by multiple nodes, as opposed to a single computer.
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