blockette

blockette

[blä′ket]
(computer science)
A subdivision of a group of consecutive machine words transferred as a unit, particularly with reference to input and output.
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There are four types of 12-byte blockettes (packets): empty (E) blockettes; First/Last (F-L), consisting of five overhead and 10 bytes of data; and Last (L), consisting of three bytes of overhead and up to nine bytes of data.