What is FRAME?

The beginning and end of a transmission packet. Scopes a variable-size packet of data bits in a particular format. Codes, called flags, delimit this scope. This scope usually contains its own control instructions with addressing and error detection information. Also known as a block or cell depending on the network protocol in use.

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