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Packet
  • Message at the internet layer.
  • In data communication, a sequence of binary digits, including data and control signals, that is transmitted and switched as a composite whole. The data, control signals, and possibly error control information, are arranged in a specific format. (FP) (ISO) See also binary digit, burst switching, format, packet switching, protocol, protocol data unit.