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FTP

noun
1.
File Transfer Protocol: a software protocol for exchanging information between computers over a network.
2.
any program that implements this protocol.
verb (used with object), FTPed, FTPing.
3.
(often lowercase) to send (files) to or receive (files) from a remote computer via FTP.
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British Dictionary definitions for FTP

FTP

noun
1.
file transfer protocol; the standard protocol used to transfer files across the internet, or a similar network, between computer systems
2.
the program implementing this
verb
3.
(transitive) to transfer (a file) in this way
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FTP in Science
FTP
  (ěf'tē-pē')   
Short for File Transfer Protocol. A communications protocol governing the transfer of files between computers over a network. Compare HTTP, SMTP.

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FTP in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for FTP

FTP

File Transfer Protocol
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