a local-area network protocol featuring a bus topology and a 10 megabit per second data transfer rate.
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Examples from the Web for ethernet
More probable, he said, is someone got in through the network itself, over the ethernet.How to Protect Yourself From the World’s Perviest Hackers|Winston Ross|August 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The only thing I bought were the network cards—two wireless, one Ethernet.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow
trademark computing a widely used type of local area network
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