is the movement of vehicles
on a road
, and more generally also the movement of trains
, etc.; with the focus more on the content than on the vehicle it is also the movement of goods or information
. In addition to considering traffic along a route one may consider traffic coming and going in a particular locality. In some contexts "traffic" means commerce.
In telecommunication the term traffic has the following meanings:
- The information moved over a communication channel.
- A quantitative measurement of the total messages and their length, expressed in CCS, erlangs or similar units, during a specified period of time.
From Federal Standard 1037C
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