\kəntˈɛnʃən slˈɒt], \kəntˈɛnʃən slˈɒt], \k_ə_n_t_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_ə_n s_l_ˈɒ_t]\
Definitions of CONTENTION SLOT
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(Or contention period). Minimum time a host must transmitfor before it can be sure that no other host's packet hascollided with its transmission. If the maximum propagationdelay from one host to any other is T, then a host that startsto transmit at time t0 may collide with a host that startsjust before t0 + T. The first host will not detect thecollision until time t0 + 2T.
By Denis Howe
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