Definition of TCP/IP in English:

TCP/IP

noun

Computing
  • Transmission control protocol/Internet protocol, used to govern the connection of computer systems to the Internet.

    • ‘This online book is a structured, introductory approach to the basic concepts and principles of the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).’

Origin

1980s: short for transmission control protocol/Internet protocol.

Pronunciation

TCP/IP

/tiːsiːpiːaɪˈpiː/