FTP

(redirected from FTPing)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to FTPing: FTPed

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).]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

FTP

ftp N ABBR (Comput) =file transfer protocol anonymous ftpftp anónimo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

FTP

, ftp (Comput) abbr of file transfer protocolFTP nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007