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1. In packet- and message-switching communications networks, the collection of hardware and software that makes use of packet or message switching to support user-to-user, i.e., end-to-end, communications, interprocess communications, and distributed data processing. [From Weik '89] 2. Synonym host computer.   3.  A computer system attached to a network.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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