a catch phrase suggesting that things move faster because of technology; a time of fast-moving developments; also, a proposed time system for the Internet dividing a day into 1,000 units
the latter definition was proposed by the Swatch Corporation
[in-ter-net-wurk] /ˌɪn tərˈnɛtˌwɜrk/ noun 1. two or more computer networks connected by routers, bridges, etc.: The Internet is the largest internetwork.
adjective interconnected, esp. through a network(s) Usage Note computing
The interconnection of two or more networks, usually local area networks so that data can pass between hosts on the different networks as though they were one network. This requires some kind of router or gateway. (1994-11-30)
- Internetwork packet exchange
networking (IPX) A network layer protocol initially developed at XEROX Corporation and made popular by Novell, Inc. as the basic protocol in its Novell NetWare file server operating system. A router with IPX routing can interconnect Local Area Networks so that Netware clients and servers can communicate. The SPX transport layer protocol runs on top […]