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carrier sense multiple access with collision detection (CSMA/CD)
A network control protocol in which (a) a carrier sensing scheme is used and (b) a transmitting data station that detects another signal while transmitting a frame, stops transmitting that frame, transmits a jam signal, and then waits for a random time interval before trying to send that frame again.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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