Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol A collection of protocols that define the basic workings of the features of the Internet.
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Transmission Control Protocol based on IP. This is an Internet protocol that provides for the reliable delivery of streams of data from one host to another. See also IP.
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Abbreviation for Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol. Two interrelated protocols that are part of the Internet protocol suite. Note 1: TCP operates on the OSI Transport Layer and breaks data into packets. IP operates on the OSI Network Layer and routes packets. Note 2: TCP/IP was originally developed by the U.S. Department of Defense.
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