Node

(1) In networks, a processing location. A node can be a computer or some other device, such as a printer. Every node has a unique network address, sometimes called a Data Link Control (DLC) address or Media Access Control (MAC) address.

(2) In tree structures, a point where two or more lines meet.

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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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