Definition of subnetwork in English:

subnetwork

(also subnet)

noun

Computing
  • A part of a larger network such as the Internet.

    • ‘We described how networks pulsate as live subnets are activated.’
    • ‘But you can set chronyd to act like a server for your own subnetwork.’
    • ‘The first thing I did was partition my network into subnets.’
    • ‘The interconnection between subnets would occur at network node interfaces, allowing each subnet to evolve independently. understanding the layers’
    • ‘Within this network are subnetworks consisting of sets of sites for which each site has connections to all other sites in the subnetwork.’

Pronunciation:

subnetwork

/səbˈnetwərk/