public private partnership

Definitions

Politics

  • noun a partnership between government and private companies to provide services and infrastructure traditionally provided by the public sector.
  • acronymPPP

Computing

Electronics

  • Abbreviation of point-to-Point Protocol. A widely-used protocol to connect a computer to the Internet via dial-up access. PPP works at the data link layer, can handle synchronous or asynchronous communications, and provides error checking and secure password verification.

Publishing

  • noun protocol that allows a computer to use the TCP/IP protocol over a telephone connection.
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