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1.3.3 Terminology Connected: An Internet Encyclopedia
1.3.3 Terminology

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1.3.3 Terminology

1.3.3 Terminology

This document uses the following technical terms:


A segment is the unit of end-to-end transmission in the TCP protocol. A segment consists of a TCP header followed by application data. A segment is transmitted by encapsulation in an IP datagram.


This term is used by some application layer protocols (particularly SMTP) for an application data unit.


A [UDP] datagram is the unit of end-to-end transmission in the UDP protocol.


A host is said to be multihomed if it has multiple IP addresses to connected networks.

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