Definitions for ethernetˈi θərˌnɛt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Trademark.a local-area network protocol featuring a bus topology and a 10 megabit per second data transfer rate.
a type of network technology for local area networks; coaxial cable carries radio frequency signals between computers at a rate of 10 megabits per second
A set of network cabling and network access (CSMA/CD) protocol standards for bus topology computer networks invented by Xerox but now controlled by the 802.3 subcommittee of the IEEE.
A computer network which complies with such set of standards.