A CDE Definition
transmission control protocol
(1) (Tape Carrier Package) See tape automated bonding.
(2) (Transmission Control Protocol) The reliable transport protocol within the TCP/IP protocol suite. TCP ensures that all data arrive accurately and 100% intact at the other end. TCP is "connection oriented" and requires a handshake before the session can begin. See UDP and TCP/IP.
The Transport Layer of TCP/IP
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