Definitions for "Autonegotiation"
Automatic adjustment to transmission type or speed. (See also autosensing).
Capability of a sending station to sense the duplex mode (full or half) and the highest wire speed (for example, 100 Mbps) of the receiving station.
The process by which two computers (or a computer and a switch) connected by gigabit Ethernet determine the speed and other parameters with which they will communicate.