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hub

<networking> (By analogy with the hub of a wheel) A device connected to several other devices.

In ARCnet, a hub is used to connect several computers together. In a message handling service, a number of local computers might exchange messages solely with a hub computer. The hub would be responsible for exchanging messages with other hubs and non-local computers.

(1995-01-16)

 


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