Datagram meaning

The unit of data, or packet, transmitted in a TCP/IP network. Each datagram contains source and destination addresses and data. See TCP/IP and UDP.
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A fully addressed and self-contained packet that can be switched through a packet-switched network and delivered to the intended target station independent of any other packets.That is, a datagram contains enough information to enable the network routers to deliver it to the correct destination.A datagram is a standalone, totally independent packet that is not considered by the routing protocol to be part of a datastream. See also datagram service, packet, packet switch, and protocol. Header Text Trailer S T X E T X.
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(computing) A packet of data passed across a network.
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Origin of datagram

  • data +"Ž -gram

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