Store and forward

Store and forward,

Definition of Store and forward:

  1. Relating to or denoting a data network in which messages are routed to one or more intermediate stations where they may be stored before being forwarded to their destinations.

  2. Communication mode of asynchronous transmission in which data is held at the senders (or at another) location until the recipient is available. Recipients acknowledgements are also similarly stored until the originator is ready to receive them.

How to use Store and forward in a sentence?

  1. Less than a decade ago, messages could take several days to arrive, with delays caused whenever a server in a store-and-forward network went down.

Meaning of Store and forward & Store and forward Definition