public private partnership
- noun a partnership between government and private companies to provide services and infrastructure traditionally provided by the public sector.
- 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.
- noun protocol that allows a computer to use the TCP/IP protocol over a telephone connection.