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 for FTP
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  ftp \ftp\, FTP \FTP\([e^]f`t[=e]*p[=e]"), n. [acronym from File
     Transfer Protocol.] (Computers)
     An acronym for file transfer protocol, a standardized
     protocol used to allow transmission of files between
     computers; as, send me the file by ftp. It consists of a set
     of coded signals which are transmitted between computers, and
     which inform the receiving computer of the nature of a packet
     of information to be transmitted, and inform the transmitting
     computer when a packet has been successfully received.
     [acronym]
     [PJC] ftp

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  ftp \ftp\, FTP \FTP\([e^]f`t[=e]*p[=e]"), prop. v. t. [imp. & p.
     p. ftp'd or FTP'd ([e^]f`t[=e]*p[=e]d"); p. pr. & vb. n.
     FTPing or ftp'ing or ftp-ing
     ([e^]f`t[=e]*p[=e]"[i^]ng).] [acronym from File Transfer
     Protocol.] (Computers)
     To send from one computer to another by means of the standard
     file transfer protocol (ftp); as, he ftp'd me the file
     yesterday. [acronym]
  
     Note: The participle forms have not been standardized, and
           either lower-case or upper-case may be used, but when
           lower-case is used, either a hyphen or apostrophe is
           used before the ed or ing endings.
           [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  FTP
      n 1: protocol that allows users to copy files between their
           local system and any system they can reach on the network
           [syn: file transfer protocol, FTP]
      v 1: use the file transfer protocol to transfer data from one
           computer to another; "You can FTP these data"

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  FTP
         File Transfer Protocol (Internet, RFC 959)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  FTP
         Foiled Twisted Pair [cable] (UTP, TP)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  File Transfer Protocol
  FTP
  
     (FTP) A client-server protocol which allows a user on one
     computer to transfer files to and from another computer over a
     TCP/IP network.  Also the client program the user executes
     to transfer files.  It is defined in STD 9, RFC 959.
  
     See also anonymous FTP, FSP, TFTP.
  
     Unix manual page: ftp(1).
  
     (1994-12-01)
  

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