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1.  In data communication, a sequence of binary digits, including data and control signals, that is transmitted and switched as a composite whole. Note: The data, control signals, and possibly error control information, are arranged in a specific format.   2.  The fundamental unit of communication on the Internet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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