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Introduction to Networks Companion Guide v5.1 by Cisco Networking Academy

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access method A set of rules used by LAN hardware to direct traffic on the network. It determines which host or device uses the LAN next.

acknowledgement Notification sent from one network device to another to acknowledge that some event (for example, receipt of a message) has occurred.

Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) Internet protocol used to map an IP address to a MAC address. Defined in RFC 826.

adjacency table A table in a router that contains a list of the relationship formed between selected neighboring routers and end nodes for the purpose of exchanging routing information. Adjacency is based upon the use of a common media segment.

American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) An 8-bit code for character representation ...

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