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1. <data> Any kind of data including graphics, images,
audio and video, though typically excluding raw text or
The term multimedia suggests a collection of different types
of media or the ability to handle such collections.
2. <storage> The physical object on which data is stored, as
opposed to the device used to read and write it.
3. <networking> The object at the physical layer that
carries data, typically an electrical or optical cable,
though, in a wireless network, the term refers to the space
through which radio waves propagate. Most often used in the
context of Media Access Control (MAC).
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