Packet Assembler/Disassembler

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Packet Assembler/Disassembler definition


(PAD) Hardware or software device for splitting a data stream into discrete packets for transmission over some medium and then reforming the stream(s) at the receiver.
The term is most often used for interfaces to X.25 lines.
(1995-01-31)

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