Definitions for "Internet Protocol"
The protocol that provides for transmitting data between devices using fixed length addresses. The protocol has no mechanisms for ensuring reliability, flow control and packet sequencing which are dealt by other protocols operation within IP.
The connectionless-mode network service protocol of TCP/IP. See also Transmission Control Protocol (TCP).
The Internet Protocol (version 4), defined in RFC 791, is the network layer for the TCP/IP Protocol Suite. It is a connectionless, best-effort packet switching protocol. See also: packet switching, TCP/IP Protocol Suite, Internet Protocol Version 6. [Source: RFC1983
Keywords:  rules, darpa, traverse, globe, dictate
The rules that provide basic Internet functions. IP allows computers to find each other.
A standard set of rules that dictate how data is structured and controlled to ensure an accurate transfer of information.
a formal set of rules, conventions and data structure that governs how computers exchange information over the internet
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Keywords:  wap, unique, tied, dots, server
(IP) Number – a unique number used to identify a machine on the Internet. The number consists of four numbers between 0 and 255 separated by dots ( Every machine on the Internet must have its own IP number. Domains are tied to name servers, which direct to which IP number the domain should point.
A unique set of numbers used to specify systems, whether they be a home computer, a wap enable cell phone or an Internet server.
IP defines how information travels between systems across the Internet.
Keywords:  edit, see
Edit / See: IP
standards used for Internet applications such as e-mail and the World Wide Web (p. 89)