HyperDic: protocol

English > 3 senses of the word protocol:
NOUNcommunicationprotocol, communications protocol(computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
communicationprotocolforms of ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats and heads of state
cognitionprotocolcode of correct conduct
protocol > pronunciation
Soundsprow'tahkaa.l; prow'tahkao.l
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English > protocol: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data.
Synonymcommunications protocol
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Narrowerfile transfer protocol, FTPprotocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network
hypertext transfer protocol, HTTPA protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsers
musical instrument digital interface, MIDIA standard protocol for communication between electronic musical instruments and computers
transmission control protocol, TCPA protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another
transmission control protocol/internet protocol, TCP/IPA set of protocols (including TCP) developed for the internet in the 1970s to get data from one network device to another
Broaderrule, prescriptPrescribed guide for conduct or action
Spanishprotocolo de comunicación, protocolo
Catalanprotocol de comunicació, protocol
English > protocol: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningforms of ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats and heads of state.
BroaderetiquetteRules governing socially acceptable behavior
Spanishprotocolo
Catalanprotocol
English > protocol: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningCode of correct conduct.
Examples
  • "safety protocols"
  • "academic protocol"
Broadercode of conduct, code of behaviorA set of conventional principles and expectations that are considered binding on any person who is a member of a particular group
Spanishprotocolo
Catalanprotocol

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