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A suite of protocols for communication between computers, specifying standards for transmitting data over networks and used as the basis for standard internet protocols.
[T(ransmission) C(ontrol) P(rotocol)/I(nternet) P(rotocol).]
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol: a communications protocol for computer networks, the main protocol for the Internet.
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|Noun||1.||TCP/IP - a set of protocols (including TCP) developed for the internet in the 1970s to get data from one network device to another|
communications protocol, protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data