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An applications programming interface (API) which activates network operations on IBM PC compatibles running under Microsoft’s DOS. It is a set of network commands that the application program issues in order to transmit and receive data to another host on the network. The commands are interpreted by a network control program or network operating system that is NetBIOS compatible. See NetBOLLIX.


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