Packet may refer to:

  • A small container or pouch
    • Sachet (package), a small single use container
    • Cigarette packet
    • Sugar packet
    • Ketchup packet
    • Plastic bag
  • A small stack or pack of paper
  • Network packet, a formatted block of data carried by a packet-mode computer network
  • Packet radio, a form of amateur radio data communications using the AX25 protocol
  • Packet (sea transport), a packet service is a regular scheduled service, carrying valuable freight and first class passengers
  • C-82 Packet, a U.S. military transport aircraft
  • Packet Newspapers, newspapers with the title including the word "Packet", after a place-name

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Other articles related to "packet, packets":

Secure Multicast
... method where a single data packet can be transmitted from a sender and replicated to a set of receivers ... inherent broadcast media such as Ethernet or a satellite link automatically allows the data packet to be received by all the receivers directly attached to the media ... or point-to-multipoint requires the packet to be replicated for each link ...
Spartan Packet Radio Experiment
... The Spartan Packet Radio Experiment (SPRE) was an Amateur Radio communications experiment that flew on the Space Shuttle Endeavor's STS-72 mission as part of NASA's Spartan/OAST-Flyer spacecraft in January 1996 ... to test the tracking of satellites via amateur packet radio (Automatic Packet Reporting System), and was designed and built by the Amateur Radio Association at the University ... The operating mode was FM, AFSK 1200 baud packet radio, transmitted at 145.550 MHz ...
Cobranet - Transmission - Packets
... Four main types of packet are used in the transmission and synchronization of CobraNet Beat packets – the conductor outputs a beat packet to all other CobraNet ... their data transmissions to the beat packet ... The beat packet contains network operating parameters, clock data and transmission permissions for multicast and unicast bundles ...
LRP Ration - Contents
... Each meal came in a tinfoil packet covered with olive-drab cloth, with a brown-foil accessory packet ... The accessory packet contained instant coffee (2 packets), cream substitute (1 4-gram packet), sugar (1 6-gram packet), salt (1 packet), Candy-Coated Gum (2 pieces ...
Packet - See Also
... All pages beginning with "Packet" All pages with titles containing "Packet" Package (disambiguation) Pack (disambiguation) Kit (disambiguation) ...

Famous quotes containing the word packet:

    The captain was a duck
    With a packet on his back,
    And when the ship began to move
    The captain said, Quack! Quack!
    Mother Goose (fl. 17th–18th century. I saw a ship a-sailing (l. 13–16)

    we know our end
    A packet of worm-seed, a garden of spent tissues.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    There are some circles in America where it seems to be more socially acceptable to carry a hand-gun than a packet of cigarettes.
    Katharine Whitehorn (b. 1926)