IP

  1. Intellectual Property.
  2. Internet Protocol: a communications protocol for computers connected to a network, especially the Internet, specifying the format for addresses and units of transmitted data.See also TCP/IP.
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Related Words for ip

patent, trademark, IP, copyright

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Historical Examples of ip

  • The set tuned in on the IP station on Europa was speaking again.

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  • Mars will, of course, be protected as best the IP ships can.

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  • They were practiced by this time, and this IP station had only seven five-foot beams.

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  • The list of stockholders had read like a list of IP heroes and executives.

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  • The staff had been a list of IP men with a slender sprinkling of accountants.

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British Dictionary definitions for ip

IP

abbreviation for
  1. internet protocol: a code used to label packets of data sent across the internet, identifying both the sending and the receiving computers
  2. law intellectual property
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ip in Science

IP

  1. Short for Internet Protocol. A protocol that specifies the way data is broken into packets and the way those packets are addressed for transmission. See more at TCP/IP.
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