Technology / Computers / Packet: A unit of data formatted to transmit through a network. A packet is sent from a source to a destination.

Other Words for Packet

Packet Adjective Synonyms: loads, lot(s), great deal, fortune, mint, bundle, pretty penny, pile(s), tidy sum, king's ransom, bomb
Packet Verb Synonyms: package, parcel, pack, batch

General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)

Technology / Cell Phones / General Packet Radio Service (GPRS): A GSM data transmission technique that does not set up a continuous channel from a portable terminal for the transmission and reception of data, but transmits and receives data in packets. GPRS is use MORE

Cellular Digital Packet Data (CDPD)

Technology / Cell Phones / Cellular Digital Packet Data (CDPD): An enhanced packet overlay on analog cell phone networks used to transmit and receive data. This technology allows data files to be broken into a number of packets and sent along idle channels of exis MORE

Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX)

Technology / Computers / Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX): A networking protocol used by the Novell NetWare operating systems. Like UDP/IP, IPX is a datagram protocol used for connectionless communications. Higher-level protocols, such as SPX and NCP, are use MORE

AT Attachment Packet Interface (ATAPI)

Technology / Computers / AT Attachment Packet Interface (ATAPI): A specification that defines device-side characteristics for IDC peripherals like CD-ROM and tape drives. MORE

Wideband Packet CDMA (WPCDMA)

Technology / Cell Phones / Wideband Packet CDMA (WPCDMA): A technical proposal from Golden Bridge Technology that wraps WCDMA and cdma2000 into one standard. MORE


Technology / Computers / PING: Packet Internet or Inter-Network Groper; a utility used to determine whether a particular computer is currently connected to the Internet. It works by sending a packet to the specified IP address and MORE