sliding window(redirected from Sliding Window Protocol)
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sliding window(1) A communications protocol that transmits multiple packets before acknowledgment. Both ends keep track of packets sent and acknowledged (left of window), those which have been sent and not acknowledged (in window) and those not yet sent (right of window).
(2) A view of memory that can be instantly shifted to another location.
A window or door which moves horizontally in grooves or between runners.