FTP

noun
\ ˌef-(ˌ)tē-ˈpē How to pronounce FTP (audio) \

Definition of FTP

: a system for transferring computer files especially via the Internet

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FTP transitive verb

First Known Use of FTP

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for FTP

file transfer protocol

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“FTP.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/FTP. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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FTP

noun
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English Language Learners Definition of FTP

: a system for sending files from one computer to another computer over the Internet

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