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TCP/IP network(Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol network) Any wide area network (WAN), such as the Internet, or any local area network (LAN) that uses the TCP/IP protocol. TCP/IP, or just plain "IP," is the global networking standard. See TCP/IP.
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