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(Attached Resource Computer network) a simple and economical type of local-area network (LAN) using token-ring architecture. A token ring systems is a group of computers connected in a circular fashion using a special message or password (the token). To communicate with a member of the network, the sender stores the token, attaches a message to it, and allows it to proceed around the ring. see token, token ring network.