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hop count
In a data communications network, the number of legs traversed by a packet between its source and destination. Note: Hop count may be used to determine the time-to-live for some packets. 2. The number of signal regenerating devices (such as repeaters, bridges, routers, and gateways) through which data must pass to reach their destination.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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