Definitions for "GOSIP"
See: Government OSI Profile
Government OSI Profile. An attempt by the US government to push forward the OSI standard to become the most important network layer protocol of the 21st century. History teaches us that it failed to become the standard, for the TCP/IP still alive and kicking.
A standard issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. GOSIP specifies the details of an interoperable Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) configuration for networking products procured by the U.S. government. See OSI.