Etymology
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ethernet (n.)

1980, from ether + network (n.).

updated on September 09, 2016

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Definitions of ethernet from WordNet

ethernet (n.)
a type of network technology for local area networks; coaxial cable carries radio frequency signals between computers at a rate of 10 megabits per second;
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