WAP

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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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