Meaning of CARRIER SENSE MULTIPLE ACCESS/COLLISION DETECTION (CSMA/CD) in English

CARRIER SENSE MULTIPLE ACCESS/COLLISION DETECTION (CSMA/CD)

Multiple machines sharing a network and talking at the same time cause collisions. When the collisions are detected, both machines stop sending, wait a random amount of time, and then try to transmit again.

Josh's Network English Glossary.      Английский словарь Josh's Network.