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FTP

or ftp  (ĕf′tē-pē′)
n.
A communications protocol governing the transfer of files from one computer to another over a network.
v. FTPed, FTP·ing, FTPs
v.tr.
To transfer (a file) using FTP.
v.intr.
To transfer a file using FTP.

[F(ile) T(ransfer) P(rotocol) (also styled file transfer protocol).]

FTP

or

ftp

n
1. (Communications & Information) file transfer protocol; the standard protocol used to transfer files across the internet, or a similar network, between computer systems
2. (Communications & Information) the program implementing this
vb
(Communications & Information) (tr) to transfer (a file) in this way

FTP


n., v. FTPed, FTP•ing. n.
1. File Transfer Protocol: a software protocol for exchanging information between computers over a network.
2. any program that implements this protocol.
v.t.
3. (often l.c.) to send (files) to or receive (files) from a remote computer via FTP.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.FTP - protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
communications protocol, protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
anonymous file transfer protocol, anonymous ftp - a common way to make software available; users are allowed to log in as `guest' without a password and copy whatever has been made available
Verb1.FTP - use the file transfer protocol to transfer data from one computer to another; "You can FTP these data"
transfer - move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"
Translations

FTP

ftp N ABBR (Comput) =file transfer protocol anonymous ftpftp anónimo

ftp

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FTP

, ftp (Comput) abbr of file transfer protocolFTP nt
References in classic literature ?
This is the Clan come to welcome you; and I'm the chief, Archie, at your service.
She got no farther, for a general shout made her pause suddenly, as Archie explained the joke by saying in the middle of his laugh
answered Archie, issuing some mysterious order, which was so promptly obeyed that, before Rose could get out of the carriage, the boys had caught hold of the pole and rattled her out of the barn, round the oval and up to the front door with a cheer that brought two caps to an upper window, and caused Debby to cry aloud from the back porch
There was a strong family resemblance among them, though some of the yellow heads were darker than others, some of the cheeks brown instead of rosy, and the ages varied all the way from sixteen-year-old Archie to Jamie, who was ten years younger.
Say, Archie, I'm putting your name down for our championship competition.
She's going to spend the summer at Cape Pleasant, Archie tells me.
That warm-hearted, enthusiastic girl, all eagerness to see the man she loves do well--Archie, poor old Archie, all on fire to prove to her that her trust in him is not misplaced, and the end--Disillusionment--Disappointment--Unhappiness.
Archie the Kid steals two dollars an' eighty cents from a drunk and gets fifty years.
The comic verse-writers and the cartoonists took hold of it with screaming laughter, and in the personal columns of society weeklies jokes were perpetrated on it to the effect that Charley Frensham told Archie Jennings, in confidence, that five lines of "Ephemera" would drive a man to beat a cripple, and that ten lines would send him to the bottom of the river.
Archie Green was strolling up the hillside, - his pipe in his mouth, and his driver under his arm.
Sarah would have known nothing about it--a dashing young lady she was-- fine boarding-school--fit for a lord's wife--only Archie Duncan threw it at her out of spite, because she would have nothing to do with him.
You remember, Watson, that it was near there that we took Archie Stamford, the forger.