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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).]
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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
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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.
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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"
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Translations

FTP

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

n abbr (=file transfer protocol) → protocole m de transfert de fichiersFTSE 100 Index [ˈfʊtsi] n abbr (=Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 (Share) Index) → indice m Footsie des cent grandes valeurs
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FTP

, ftp (Comput) abbr of file transfer protocolFTP nt
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La fisioterapia pediatrica (FTPED) (figura I) e sempre stata presente nella pratica fisioterapica (8,9).
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Nel 1997 viene formalmente riconosciuta l'area pediatrica differenziata tramite la costituzione del Gruppo di Interesse Specialistico (GIS) di FTPED all'interno di AIFI, che ha lo scopo di studiare e diffondere le basi culturali e scientifiche e di promuovere attivita di formazione e di ricerca nel settore.
It is then FTPed to the BBC to be transformed into HTML on a production server and published to what is called the Master Content Server (MCS) for Web distribution every thirty minutes.
Five months previously, we had FTPed a copy of our database to The Library Corporation for inclusion in a regional union catalog.
One major problem remained: The FTPed records would overwrite older records that had been edited by our catalogers during the previous 5 months.
Question: Could the vendor protect and link the FTPed records with the copy, circulation, and order records that did survive?
He describes how TeX and LaTeX were developed and identifies several advantages to preparing mathematical papers in some form of TeX--many journals now accept papers in TeX format; TeX source is plain ASCII text so it can readily be sent by electronic mail or FTPed; and TeX's dvi files, or their PostScript translations, are relatively portable means for distributing paper electronically.
It bumped back to us so we could prepare the files for mailing (for instance suppressing policy holders); then we FTPed it to their production facility." This all happens on a Web server, Hail explains.
Today, FTP over the Internet has taken over and FTP has essentially become a verb, e.g, I FTPed some utilities from SimTel or I can FTP the data to you.
Lois Radford of Augusta College noted that in the implementation process for accessing ERL via the Internet, their network manager FTPed the software and installed it on the network.