network topology

Definitions of network topology
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n the configuration of a communication network

Synonyms:
topology
Types:
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bus, bus topology
the topology of a network whose components are connected by a busbar
loop, loop topology
the topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component
star, star topology
the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
mesh, mesh topology
the topology of a network whose components are all connected directly to every other component
physical topology
the appearance of the network
logical topology
the way the network works
Type of:
configuration, constellation
an arrangement of parts or elements

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