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A mode of data transmission in which a message is sent as a complete unit and routed via a number of intermediate nodes at which it is stored and then forwarded.
- ‘The concept of message switching is quite old, at least going back to the ‘torn tape’ days of the 1930-1950 era.’
- ‘This part of the Application Programming documentation covers functions relating to message switching and printout spooling functions.’
- ‘The Multi-protocol Message System is a general purpose store-and-forward message switching system that maximizes the advantages of modern network techniques.’
- ‘E-Mail delivery is another example of message switching.’
- ‘Several new dimensions are introduced by message switching, including routing, protocols, and flow control.’
message switching/ˈmesij ˈswiCHiNG/
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