distributed network


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distributed network

[di′strib·yəd·əd ′net‚wərk]
(communications)
A communications network in which there exist alternative routings between the various nodes.
(computer science)
A computer network in which at least some of the processing is done at individual work stations and information is shared by and often stored at the work stations.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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