ftp'ing
ftp ftp, FTP FTP([e^]f`t[=e]*p[=e]"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {ftp'd} or {FTP'd} ([e^]f`t[=e]*p[=e]d"); p. pr. & vb. n. {FTPing} or {ftp'ing} or {ftp-ing} ([e^]f`t[=e]*p[=e]"[i^]ng).] [acronym from File Transfer Protocol.] (Computers) To send from one computer to another by means of the standard file transfer protocol (ftp); as, he ftp'd me the file yesterday. [acronym]

Note: The participle forms have not been standardized, and either lower-case or upper-case may be used, but when lower-case is used, either a hyphen or apostrophe is used before the ed or ing endings. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • FTP — ftp, FTP FTP([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e] ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {ftp d} or {FTP d} ([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e]d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {FTPing} or {ftp ing} or {ftp ing} ([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e] [i^]ng).] [acronym from File Transfer Protocol.] (Computers) To send from one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ftp — ftp, FTP FTP([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e] ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {ftp d} or {FTP d} ([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e]d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {FTPing} or {ftp ing} or {ftp ing} ([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e] [i^]ng).] [acronym from File Transfer Protocol.] (Computers) To send from one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • FTP'd — ftp ftp, FTP FTP([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e] ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {ftp d} or {FTP d} ([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e]d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {FTPing} or {ftp ing} or {ftp ing} ([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e] [i^]ng).] [acronym from File Transfer Protocol.] (Computers) To send from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ftp'd — ftp ftp, FTP FTP([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e] ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {ftp d} or {FTP d} ([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e]d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {FTPing} or {ftp ing} or {ftp ing} ([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e] [i^]ng).] [acronym from File Transfer Protocol.] (Computers) To send from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Transmit (FTP client) — Infobox Software name = Transmit caption = Transmit 3 developer = Panic latest release version = 3.6.6 latest release date = release date|2008|04|21 operating system = Mac OS X, Mac OS Classic (Discontinued) genre = FTP client license =… …   Wikipedia

  • FTPing — ftp ftp, FTP FTP([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e] ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {ftp d} or {FTP d} ([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e]d ); p. pr. & vb. n. {FTPing} or {ftp ing} or {ftp ing} ([e^]f t[=e]*p[=e] [i^]ng).] [acronym from File Transfer Protocol.] (Computers) To send from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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