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HTTP

or http  (āch′tē-tē-pē′)
n.
A protocol used to request and transmit files, especially webpages and webpage components, over the internet or other computer network.

[H(yper)t(ext) T(ransfer) P(rotocol).]

HTTP

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) hypertext transfer protocol, used esp on the internet. See also hypertext

http

or HTTP,

hypertext transfer protocol: a protocol for transferring hypertext documents, the standard protocol for the World Wide Web.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.http - a protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsersHTTP - a protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsers
communications protocol, protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
Translations

http

N ABBR =hypertext transfer protocolhttp m

HTTP

http [ˌeɪtʃtiːtiːˈpiː] n (=hypertext transfer protocol) → protocole m http

HTTP

, http (Comput) abbr of hypertext transfer protocolhttp
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