datagram

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology[edit]

data +‎ -gram

Noun[edit]

datagram (plural datagrams)

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • Although the specifications of the Internet Protocol say that datagrams are what pass through the network, the word packet is more commonly used.