Main definitions of TCP in English

: TCP1TCP2

TCP1

noun

trademark in UK
  • A disinfectant and germicidal solution containing various phenols and sodium salicylate.

Origin

1930s abbreviation of trichlorophenyl, part of the chemical name of one of the ingredients.

Main definitions of TCP in English

: TCP1TCP2

TCP2

noun

Computing
  • A set of rules that governs the delivery of data over the Internet or other network that uses the Internet Protocol, and sets up a connection between the sending and receiving computers.

Origin

1970s short for Transmission Control Protocol.