- (of a computer network) designed so that computers can send information directly to one another without passing through a centralized serverAbbreviation: P2P
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Examples from the Web for peer-to-peer
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December 8, 2014
Tomio Geron of Forbes has a terrific new piece about AirBnB, and its many cousins in the emerging market for peer-to-peer sharing.
This sort of peer-to-peer piecework could help bridge the gap between peak earnings years and full retirement.
If peer-to-peer sharing really takes off, we're talking about far-reaching effects on the economy.
Peer-to-peer sharing will transform the economy, if regulators let it.