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collision
In a data transmission system, the situation that occurs when two or more demands are made simultaneously on equipment that can handle only one at any given instant. 2. In a computer, the situation that occurs when an attempt is made to store simultaneously two different data items at a given address that can hold only one of the items.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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