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network database

(database)
A kind of database management system in which each record type can have multiple owners, e.g. orders are owned by both customers and products. This contrasts with a hierarchical database (one owner) or relational database (no explicit owner).

network database

(1) A database that runs in a server in the network and is available to authorized users.

(2) A database of network user addresses.

(3) A database organization method that allows for data relationships in a net-like form. A single data element can point to multiple data elements and can itself be pointed to by other data elements. Contrast with relational database and hierarchical database.
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