virtual circuit

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Computing

Electronics

  • A logical connection between nodes of a communications network. Such a connection uses physical circuits, and may refer, for instance, to a permanent virtual circuit, or a switched virtual circuit.
  • A temporary path formed between nodes of a communications network. For example, that formed by a switched virtual circuit.
  • synonymvirtual channel
  • synonymvirtual connection
  • synonymvirtual path
  • synonymvirtual route
  • The path along which cells are transmitted in ATM.
  • The path along which cells are transmitted in ATM.
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