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  • Multiplexing [r]: A variety of techniques in electronic engineering, computer science, and network engineering, the most basic of which being multiple lower-speed information channels being combined to be sent over a higher-speed transmission channel, and broken out again at the receiver [e]
  • Telecommunications network [r]: A system of end user devices, transmission media, and intermediate relays, through which end users communicate using parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. [e]
  • Internet [r]: International "network of networks" that connects computers together through the Internet Protocol Suite and supports applications like Email and the World Wide Web. [e]


  • Routing [r]: The process of receiving a packet on one interface of a router, validating the packet and forwarding it out the appropriate interface. [e]

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