What is CSMA/CD (Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection)?

Carrier-sense multiple access with collision detection (CSMA/CD) is a media access control (MAC) technique utilized in the early Ethernet methods for local area networking. It utilizes carrier-sensing to concede transmissions until no different stations are transmitting. CSMA/CD is utilized to further develop CSMA execution by ending transmission when a crash is distinguished, subsequently shortening the time needed before a retry can endeavor.