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File Transfer Protocol

or file transfer protocol
n.
See FTP.
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file transfer protocol

n
(Computer Science) See FTP
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Noun1.file transfer protocol - 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
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Translations

file transfer protocol

n (Comput) → Dateitransferprotokoll nt
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