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WAP

(wæp)
n acronym for
(Telecommunications) Wireless Application Protocol: a global application that enables mobile phone users to access the internet and other information services

WAP

Wireless Application Protocol: a protocol for transferring documents, esp. Web pages, over a computer network to handheld wireless devices.
[1995–2000]

Wap

 a bundle or truss of straw; a sudden storm.
Examples: wap of snow, 1818; of straw, 1828.
Translations

WAP

[wæp]
A. N ABBR =Wireless Application ProtocolWAP f
B. CPD WAP phone Nteléfono m WAP

WAP

[ˈwæp] n abbr (=wireless application protocol) → WAP m

WAP

n (Comput, Telec) abbr of wireless application protocolWAP nt
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Recall that WAP (Wireless Access Protocol) is designed to allow Web content to be delivered to small footprint/small display devices--especially phones.
The Preview Center will be the first stop for software developers, operators and handset manufacturers interested in deploying WAP 1.
The two new CBS WAP sites employ cutting-edge technology with CBS SportsLine (wap.
But what's truly exciting about WAP is its combination of new and existing Web technologies used in new ways to solve old problems, among them the performance and display limitations of handhelds, the shortcomings of HTML, and the wireless deficiencies of TCP/IP.
Winwap has ported and customized their WinWAP Browser and WinWAP MMS Client to devices designed by RV Tec to provide WAP and web service access and MMS functionality.
By revenues of WAP games in 2005, the top six service providers were sequentially KONG, Shenzhen Xun Tian, MNC, TOM, Sina and Tencent.
In the first quarter of 2005, China Mobile influenced WAP income by clearing inactive users.
WAP is set to follow a dramatic growth trajectory similar to that of SMS in China and i-mode in Japan.
This double-blind, randomized, study is the first human study with WAP, and is designed to provide information on the safety and tolerability, and pharmacokinetic profile of the compound as an intravenous infusion.
The Nokia WAP Gateway provides reliable and scalable access to convenient WAP browsing services such as news access and online tickets purchasing.
We are confident that new technologies, such as the Infinite Push Proxy Gateway, will be well received to allow organisations to send SMS, WAP Push and MMS notifications to mobile users.
We are thrilled that Tricom is now launching their WAP services using our Mobile Internet Back Office products and services.