a device connected to the LAN that has a LAN address and communicates with other devices on the LAN.
An addressable node on the network capable of transmitting and receiving data. In an FDDI ring, the station can repeat data. A station has at least one instance of SMT, at least one instance of PHY and PMD, and an optional MAC entity.
An addressable node on an FDDI (fiber distributed data interface) cable of transmitting, receiving and repeating data. Has one each instance of SMT, MAC, PHY and PMD.
A network node such as a workstation, server, or bridge.
A device, such as a personal computer, workstation, server, bridge, or router, connected to a network at a single location; also called data terminal equipment, DTE, host, host device, or node.
Any device which contains an 802.11 conformant MAC and PHY interface to the wireless medium.
Any DTE that receives or transmits messages on a data link, including network nodes & user devices.
A unique, addressable device on a network. Sometimes referred to as a node.
A point in a network that connects a workstation, server or input/output device. Also called a node.
The Station is the component that connects a host computer or device to the wireless medium. It may be referred to as the Wireless Network Adapter or the Wireless Network Interface Card.