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

  • n. A communications protocol governing the transfer of files from one computer to another over a network.
  • transitive v. To transfer (a file) using FTP.
  • intransitive v. To transfer a file using FTP.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. File Transfer Protocol; a common way to transfer files over the internet.
  • v. To transfer files between computers using FTP.
  • future time perspective
  • free-to-play

Etymologies

F(ile) T(ransfer) P(rotocol).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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