a system of maritime signals adopted by many of the maritime nations of the world, using flag, semaphore, and Morse codes in which letters or letter combinations are given arbitrary designations readily understood without requiring translation.
noun 1. a code used at sea by the navies of certain nations, using a series of flags representing digits from zero through nine.
- International business machines
company (IBM) The best known American computer manufacturer, founded by Thomas J. Watson (born 1874-02-17), known as “Big Blue” after the colour of its logo. IBM makes everything from mainframes to personal computers (PCs) and has been immensely successful in selling them, chiefly to business. It has often been said that “Nobody has ever been […]
- Internet protocol version 4
networking, protocol The version of Internet Protocol in widespread use in 2000. (2000-12-19)
- Internet protocol version 6
networking, protocol (IPv6, IPng, IP next generation) The most viable candidate to replace the current Internet Protocol. The primary purpose of IPv6 is to solve the problem of the shortage of IP addresses. The following features have been purposed: 16-byte addresses instead of the current four bytes; embedded encryption – a 32-bit Security Association ID […]