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subnet

[suhb-net] /ˈsʌbˌnɛt/
noun, Mathematics
1.
the abstraction, in topology, of a subsequence.
Origin
sub- + net1
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subnet in Technology


A portion of a network, which may be a physically independent network segment, which shares a network address with other portions of the network and is distinguished by a subnet number. A subnet is to a network what a network is to an internet.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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