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Internet Protocol (also styled internet protocol)
1. (Computer Science) internet protocol: a code used to label packets of data sent across the internet, identifying both the sending and the receiving computers
2. (Law) law intellectual property
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|Noun||1.||IP - the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information|
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
human language technology, natural language processing, NLP - the branch of information science that deals with natural language information
cybernetics - (biology) the field of science concerned with processes of communication and control (especially the comparison of these processes in biological and artificial systems)
queue - (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted