remote procedure call

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a method of communication between two programs running on two separate, but connected, computers.

Electronics

  • (written as Remote Procedure Call)
    A protocol that allows a program in a local computer to access a different program in a remote computer, especially a server. Once the remote computer completes the desired task, the outcome is returned to the local computer. Its abbreviation is RPC. Also called Remote procedure call Protocol.
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