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Glossary of Computer and Internet Terms
A glossary of computer and Internet terms with definitions that are easy to understand.
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A Packet is the term used for a small amount of data that can be sent over a network. Every packet has the name and address of its origin and its destination and any information regarding any related packets that are sent with it. Packets sent from many computers can be directed and redirected so that they all reach the correct destination.