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multicast address
A routing address that (a) is used to address simultaneously all the computers in a group and (b) usually identifies a group of computers that share a common protocol, as opposed to a group of computers that share a common network. Note: Multicast address also applies to radio communications. Synonym (in Internet protocol) class d address.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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