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Internet Protocol


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of the computer networking protocols that are antecedents or descendants of that specified by the IETF STD005, "INTERNET PROTOCOL"; all of which are characterized by providing routable internetwork addressing and by being packet-switched, unreliable, and connectionless.
  • n. The most widely used of these protocols, IPv4.


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