TCP/IP

noun
\ ˌtē-(ˌ)sē-ˈpē-ˌī-ˈpē How to pronounce TCP/IP (audio) \

Definition of TCP/IP

: a set of communications protocols used for the exchange of information over networks and especially over the Internet

First Known Use of TCP/IP

1980, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for TCP/IP

transmission-control protocol/Internet protocol

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“TCP/IP.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/TCP%2FIP. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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