Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)

Technology / Computers / Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP): A message control and error-reporting protocol between a host server and a gateway to the Internet. ICMP uses Internet Protocol (IP) datagrams, but the messages are processed by the IP software and are not directly apparent to the application user.

Other Words for Control

Control Noun Synonyms: restraint, check, curb, mastery, command, dominance, domination
Control Verb Synonyms: command, dominate, direct, steer, pilot, hold sway over, rule, exercise power or authority over, govern, manage, lead, conduct, be in control (of), call the tune, guide, oversee, supervise
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Other Words for Message

Message Verb Synonyms: communication, bulletin, report, news, dispatch or despatch, information, word, intelligence, tidings, note, missive, letter, memorandum
Message Noun Synonyms: idea, point, import, meaning, essence, implication
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Other Words for Protocol

Protocol Noun Synonyms: rule(s) or code(s) or standard(s) of behavior or conduct, convention(s), custom(s), diplomacy, formality, formalities, form, etiquette, politesse, manners, practice,age, authority
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Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension (MIME)

Technology / Email / Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension (MIME): An encoding method designed for exchanging binary files over the Internet (particularly via email messages) in a standardized, platform-independent form using a coding scheme called base64. A MIME-enc MORE

National Priorities List For Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Sites

Health / Disease / National Priorities List For Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Sites: (National Priorities List or NPL) EPA's list of the most serious uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites in the United States. The NPL is updated on a regular basis. MORE

Negative Feedback Control

Science / Biology / Negative Feedback Control: Occurs when information produced by the feedback reverses the direction of the response; regulates the secretion of most hormones. MORE

Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME)

Technology / Computers / Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME): A standard that allows for the attachment of files such as images, sounds and animations to electronic mail messages. This preset information is preloaded in to the Web server and the Internet browser MORE

Montreal Protocol On Ozone Depleting Substances

Business / Agriculture / Montreal Protocol On Ozone Depleting Substances: An international agreement, to which the U.S. is a signatory, for controlling emissions of chemicals that deplete stratospheric ozone (including methyl bromide). The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 c MORE

Local Control

Entertainment / Photography / Local Control: Method of controlling the final quality of a print by increasing or decreasing the exposure given to localized areas of the print by selective masking. MORE

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