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file transfer protocol

noun
1.
See FTP
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File Transfer Protocol  
See FTP.
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(FTP) A client-server protocol which allows a user on one computer to transfer files to and from another computer over a TCP/IP network. Also the client program the user executes to transfer files. It is defined in STD 9, RFC 959.
See also anonymous FTP, FSP, TFTP.
Unix manual page: ftp(1).
(1994-12-01)

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