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2 definitions found
 for networking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  networking \net"work*ing\, n.
     Interchanging information or services, among a group; -- of
     persons or organizations.
     [PJC]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  network
  computer network
  networking
  
      Hardware and software data communication systems.
  
     The OSI seven layer model attempts to provide a way of
     partitioning any computer network into independent modules
     from the lowest (physical) layer to the highest (application)
     layer.  Many different specifications exist at each of these
     layers.
  
     Networks are often also classified according to their
     geographical extent: local area network (LAN), metropolitan
     area network (MAN), wide area network (WAN) and also
     according to the protocols used.
  
     See BITNET, Ethernet, Internet, Novell, PSTN,
     network, the.
  
     [Tanenbaum, A., "Computer Networks; 2nd ed.", Prentice Hall,
     Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1989.]
  
     (1995-03-10)
  

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