What does UDP mean in Networking?

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User Datagram Protocol

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What does UDP mean?

UDP(Noun)
user datagram protocol, jocular: "unreliable datagram protocol," (pertaining to the lossy protocol's inherent bias to drop packets under heavy load.)

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