file transfer protocol
ftp ftp, FTP FTP([e^]f`t[=e]*p[=e]"), n. [acronym from File Transfer Protocol.] (Computers) An acronym for {file transfer protocol}, a standardized protocol used to allow transmission of files between computers; as, send me the file by ftp. It consists of a set of coded signals which are transmitted between computers, and which inform the receiving computer of the nature of a packet of information to be transmitted, and inform the transmitting computer when a packet has been successfully received. [acronym] [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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