Definition of Hypertext transfer protocol
1. Noun. A protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsers.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypertext Transfer Protocol
Literary usage of Hypertext transfer protocol
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Signposts in Cyberspace: The Domain Name System And Internet Navigation by National Research Council (U.S.) (2005)
"... case of the Web) uses some protocol (usually the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) in the case of the Web) to open a connection to a specified host. ..."
2. Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Developer's Workshopby John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb by John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb (1998)
"OCX) lets you copy files from hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) and File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers and lets you browse directories of files and ..."