Internet Protocol

  1. Noun.  (internet) 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.
  2. Noun.  (internet) The most widely used of these protocols, IPv4.

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