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WAP

(wæp)
n acronym for
(Telecommunications) Wireless Application Protocol: a global application that enables mobile phone users to access the internet and other information services

WAP

Wireless Application Protocol: a protocol for transferring documents, esp. Web pages, over a computer network to handheld wireless devices.
[1995–2000]

Wap

 a bundle or truss of straw; a sudden storm.
Examples: wap of snow, 1818; of straw, 1828.
Translations

WAP

[wæp]
A. N ABBR =Wireless Application ProtocolWAP f
B. CPD WAP phone Nteléfono m WAP

WAP

[ˈwæp] n abbr (=wireless application protocol) → WAP m

WAP

n (Comput, Telec) abbr of wireless application protocolWAP nt
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London, a wireless infrastructure software firm, has released its Java-based Empowered WAP Gateway to the open source community.
The system utilises Vodafone Airtouch's WAP service, forwarding requests via Vodafone Airtouch's WAP gateway over the Internet to Ernst & Young's content server and then returning the WAP-compatible content back over the Internet via the WAP gateway to the user's WAP handset.
Ericsson's Espen Kristensen, the WAP Forum's security expert, adds that because the WAP gateway translates between SSL and WTLS for the fixed and the mobile sides, data is "in the clear" inside the gateway.
The Peramon WAP Gateway is available for GBP1,000/100 users.
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