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TCP/IP

n.
A suite of protocols for communication between computers, specifying standards for transmitting data over networks and used as the basis for standard internet protocols.

[T(ransmission) C(ontrol) P(rotocol)/I(nternet) P(rotocol).]
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TCP/IP

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol: a communications protocol for computer networks, the main protocol for the Internet.
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Noun1.TCP/IP - a set of protocols (including TCP) developed for the internet in the 1970s to get data from one network device to anotherTCP/IP - a set of protocols (including TCP) developed for the internet in the 1970s to get data from one network device to another
communications protocol, protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
TCP, transmission control protocol - a protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another; "TCP uses a retransmission strategy to insure that data will not be lost in transmission"
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Then, it tries to identify its architecture type in order to load the proper executable and, at that point, either wget (a Linux utility for noninteractive files download from the web) or tftp (a Linux client for FTP protocol that can be used to transfer files to and from remote machines) is used to upload the binary code on the device.
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