(By analogy with backbone site) A host with an on-demand high-speed link to a backbone site that serves as a regional distribution point for lots of third-party traffic in electronic mail and Usenet news.Compare leaf site. [Jargon File]
Last updated: 1994-11-30
Rhapsody ♦ ribbon cable ♦ rib site ♦ rice box ♦ Richard Gabriel ♦ Richard Hamming
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