topology

Definitions

Computing

  • noun a way in which the various elements in a network are interconnected

Construction

  • In telecommunications, the physical layout of the network.

Electronics

  • For a communications network, the arrangement of the nodes and their interconnections. common topologies include bus, ring, and star. Network topologies may be physical or logical. Also called network topology.
  • The manner in which something is physically laid out. For example, the physical layout of the conductors in a circuit.

Information & Library Science

  • noun the relationships between parts linked together in a system such as a computer network
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