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noun [U]
/ˌeɪtʃtiːtiːˈpiː/ trademark IT
abbreviation for hypertext transfer protocol: a set of instructions made by a computer program that allows your computer to connect to a website or internet document: The first part of a URL tells you the type of resource or method of access at that address; http, for example, takes you to a hypertext document or directory.
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