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Definition of "peer-to-peer" [peer-to-peer]

  • Of a social network of equal partners able to conduct business without using a middle man (adjective)
  • Of a network of two or more computers connected as equal partners and able to share processing, control and access to data and peripherals (adjective)

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Use "peer-to-peer" in a sentence
  • "The technology which underlies many of his companies is known as "peer-to-peer.""
  • "Facebook's video chat feature taps into Skype's communications network, which uses what the industry calls peer-to-peer technology to exchange data over the Internet between computers and mobile devices."
  • "Meanwhile, so-called peer-to-peer lending sites Prosper and Lending Club say demand for home-related financing is on the rise."
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