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 for Network Time Protocol
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Network Time Protocol
     (NTP) A protocol built on top of TCP/IP that assures
     accurate local timekeeping with reference to radio, atomic or
     other clocks located on the Internet.  This protocol is
     capable of synchronizing distributed clocks within
     milliseconds over long time periods.  It is defined in STD
     12, RFC 1119.

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