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IP

1.
Internet Protocol: a communications protocol for computers connected to a network, especially the Internet, specifying the format for addresses and units of transmitted data.
See also TCP/IP.
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British Dictionary definitions for IP

IP

abbreviation
1.
internet protocol: a code used to label packets of data sent across the internet, identifying both the sending and the receiving computers
2.
(law) intellectual property
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IP in Science
IP  
Short for Internet Protocol. A protocol that specifies the way data is broken into packets and the way those packets are addressed for transmission. See more at TCP/IP.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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IP in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for IP

IP

1.
image processor
2.
inhalable particulate
3.
innings pitched
4.
intellectual property
5.
Internet Protocol
6.
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