- (written as Kermit)A communications protocol utilized for asynchronous communications. It is used especially for transferring files over dial-up connections, and is characterized by comparatively slower speeds, but higher accuracy when used over noisy lines.
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- noun (written as Kermit)a file transfer protocol which enables computer programs to be transferred from one system to another
- noun a french person. A jocular nickname used by students since the 1980s. It is inspired by the character ‘Kermit the Frog’ in the 1970s US television series The muppet Show.
- noun an unattractive female. Rhyming slang for dog, in use among male adolescents since the late 1990s.