Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A protocol for communication between computers, used as a standard for transmitting data over networks and as the basis for standard Internet protocols.

Etymologies

T(ransmission) C(ontrol) P(rotocol)/I(nternet) P(rotocol).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • "[Turkey] wants to be a secular country, unlike Iran and Saudi Arabia, where there's not even touching," Abootalebi said.

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  • Abootalebi said in Turkey's versions of Hollywood films, "people can kiss, there's limited bedroom scenes, and nudity."

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