backbone

   That portion of the network that manages the bulk of the traffic. The backbone may connect several locations or buildings, and other, smaller networks may be attached to it. The backbone often uses a higher-speed protocol than the individual LAN segments.

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  • Backbone — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La palabra backbone se refiere a las principales conexiones troncales de Internet. Está compuesta de un gran número de routers comerciales, gubernamentales, universitarios y otros de gran capacidad interconectados… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Backbone — Back bone (b[a^]k b[=o]n ), n. [2d back, n. + bone.] [1913 Webster] 1. The column of bones in the back which sustains and gives firmness to the frame; the spine; the vertebral or spinal column. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything like, or serving the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Backbone — may mean:* Vertebral column, of a vertebrate organism * Backbone chain, in polymer chemistry, the framework of the molecule * Backbone Entertainment, a video game development company * Backbone network, the top level of a hierarchical network *… …   Wikipedia

  • Backbone — Backbone: Internet backbone Backbone network Backbone Entertainment  производитель видеоигр Backbone (альбом Бони Джеймса) Бэкбэун  сообщество в округе Alleghany, Виргиния …   Википедия

  • Backbone — (engl. „Rückgrat“) bezeichnet: in der Biochemie das Grundgerüst von Proteinen und Nukleinsäuren, siehe Backbone (Biochemie) in der Telekommunikation einen verbindenden Kernbereich eines Telekommunikationsnetzes mit sehr hohen Bandbreiten, siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • backbone — [n1] strength of character courage, determination, firmness, fortitude, grit, guts, hardihood, heart, intestinal fortitude*, mettle, moral fiber, nerve, pluck, resolution, resolve, spunk, stamina, steadfastness, tenacity, toughness, will,… …   New thesaurus

  • backbone — I noun ardor, audacity, boldness, cornerstone, courage, dependency, determination, earnestness, embodiment, endurance, firmness, fortitude, gist, ground, indefatigability, intestinal fortitude, main point, mainstay, marrow, mettle, nerve, pillar …   Law dictionary

  • backbone — spine, early 14c., from BACK (Cf. back) (n.) + BONE (Cf. bone). Figurative sense of strength of character is attested from 1843 …   Etymology dictionary

  • backbone — 1 back, *spine, vertebrae, chine 2 grit, guts, sand, *fortitude, pluck Analogous words: *courage, resolution, tenacity, mettle, spirit: courageousness, intrepidity, dauntlessness, valiancy (see corresponding adjectives at BRAVE): nerve, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • backbone — ► NOUN 1) the spine. 2) the chief support of a system or organization. 3) strength of character …   English terms dictionary

  • backbone — [bak′bōn΄] n. [ME bakbon: see BACK1 & BONE] 1. the column of bones along the center of the back of vertebrate animals, including humans, made up of separate bones connected by the spinal cord, ligaments, and disk shaped cartilage; spine: see… …   English World dictionary

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