Meaning of “packet switching” in the English Dictionary

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"packet switching" in Business English

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packet switchingnoun [ U ]

uk us IT

the process of sending large amounts of information from one computer to another by sending the data in separate small packets that are collected together again when they arrive:

With packet switching , the voice data is subdivided into small packets.

(Definition of “packet switching” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)