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a. the business of commercial transportation by land, sea, or air
b. the freight, passengers, etc., transported
2. trade, esp of an illicit or improper kind
3. Chiefly US the number of customers patronizing a commercial establishment in a given time period
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The messages transmitted and received over a communication channel.
The passage or flow of vehicles, pedestrians, ships, or planes along defined routes such as highways, sidewalks, sea lanes, or air lanes.
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trafficData transmitted over a network. Traffic is a very general term and typically refers to overall network usage at a given moment. However, it can refer to specific transactions, messages, records or users in any kind of data or telephone network. See PPS.
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