Refers to communication Protocols used to connect hosts on the Internet. TCP stands for Transmission Control Protocol, which is the main Protocol in an IP (Internet Protocol) network. Whereas the IP deals solely with Packet switching, TCP/IP allow two hosts to communicate with long streams of data AT one time, thus always guaranteeing the packets arrive in the correct order.

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