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Packet Assembler/Disassembler

(PAD) Hardware or software device for splitting a data stream into discrete packets for transmission over some medium and then reforming the stream(s) at the receiver.

The term is most often used for interfaces to X.25 lines.

(1995-01-31)

 


Nearby terms: packed decimal Packed Encoding Rules packet Packet Assembler/Disassembler packet driver Packet in Plastic Grid Array Packet InterNet Groper
 

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