With reference to data transfer, the process of delivering a single packet. Asynchronous subaction consists of the transfer of data to an explicit address and the sending of an acknowledgement. An isochronous subaction is the transfer of data on regular intervals with no acknowledgment.

Sub*ac"tion (?), n. [Cf. L. subactio a working up, discipline.]

The act of reducing to any state, as of mixing two bodies combletely.

[Obs.]

Bacon.

 

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