FTP

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FTP (not comparable)

  1. (video games) free-to-play

Noun[edit]

FTP (plural FTPs)

  1. (psychology) Initialism of Future Time Perspective (a scale developed by Carstensen and Frieder Lang)

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FTP

  1. (Internet) Initialism of File Transfer Protocol (a technology for transferring files over the Internet)

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Verb[edit]

FTP (third-person singular simple present FTPs, present participle FTPing, simple past and past participle FTPed)

  1. To transfer files between computers using FTP.
    • 1995, Richard Wagner, Inside CompuServe:
      Just as newsgroups have certain rules to live by, there are several courtesies to remember when FTPing and telneting to remote sites []
    • 2008, Paul Thewlis, WordPress for Business Bloggers:
      Having saved header.php, I FTPed it back to the Sandbox theme folder, overwriting the old version.

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FTP

  1. (US) Initialism of fuck the police.
    • [2018, David Correia; Tyler Wall, Police: A Field Guide[1], page 263:
      "Fuck the police" emerged as the unofficial motto of the 1992 riots in Los Angeles [] Following the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, street signs and businesses were frequently tagged with FTP.]
    • 2020 June 2, “YG Has a Clear Message in New Protest Song 'FTP'”, in Billboard:
      As nationwide protests continue to grow, demanding justice for George Floyd and the black community as a whole, YG has shared a new protest song titled "FTP (F--- the Police)."

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