meaning of "brd" in output of IP commands

In the following example:

$ ip a | grep scope.global
    inet 147.202.85.48/24 brd 147.202.85.255 scope global dynamic enp0s3

What does the ‘brd’ mean?

Asked By: cardamom

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brd is short for broadcast.

147.202.85.255 is the broadcast address for whatever interface that line belongs to.

Answered By: Kusalananda
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