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packet

pack´et   Pronunciation: păk´ĕt
n.1.
1.A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters.
2.Originally, a vessel employed by government to convey dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed days of sailing; a mail boat.
Packet boat
See Packet, n., 2.
Packet day
the day for mailing letters to go by packet; or the sailing day.
Packet note
See under Paper.
v. t.1.To make up into a packet or bundle.
[imp. & p. p. Packeted; p. pr. & vb. n. Packeting.]
2.To send in a packet or dispatch vessel.
v. i.1.To ply with a packet or dispatch boat.
Noun1.packetpacket - a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
Synonyms: bundle, package, parcel
2.packet - (computer science) a message or message fragment
3.packet - a small package or bundle
4.packetpacket - a boat for carrying mail
packet - The unit of data sent across a network. "Packet" is a generic term used to describe a unit of data at any layer of the OSI protocol stack, but it is most correctly used to describe application layer data units ("application protocol data unit", APDU).

See also datagram, frame.
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