datagram

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

EtymologyEdit

data +‎ -gram

NounEdit

datagram (plural datagrams)

  1. (computing) A packet of data passed across a network

Usage notesEdit

  • Although the specifications of the Internet Protocol say that datagrams are what pass through the network, the word packet is more commonly used.
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 00:46