Commentary: PROTOCOL[+entity][+symbolic][+rule][+format][+communication][+computer] Technical specifications for how digital information is formatted
FTP is a file transfer protocol that enables users to copy files between their local computer and a remote network.
HTTP is a protocol that transfers hypertext requests and information between computer servers and browsers.
John is an expert on computer network protocols.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: PROTOCOL[+entity][+symbolic][+rule][+convention][+etiquette][+social] Norms of conduct, social behavior
Protocol prohibits the Crown Prince from making public statements in his defense.
What is the correct protocol at conferences when one's neighbor dozes during a talk?
It was certainly a breach of protocol for him to decline acceptance of a Nobel prize.
Bob didn't seem to understand the protocols required of a host at a formal dinner party.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3
Both nations have agreed to abide by the new protocol.
Negotiators are drawing up new protocols that will specify emission standards for the member countries.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2
The protocol specifies the amount of increased dosage of the medication per successive administration of it.
The drug manufacturer did not follow the published protocols for this new drug.
A review by peer scientists is challenging the protocol described in this experiment.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3