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protocol
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Definition
rules; or the way something is typically done
The exact meaning of porous can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "diplomatic protocol" — standard procedures followed by diplomats
  • "The Kyoto protocol to reduce greenhouse gases" — a formal written agreement between countries
  • "computer communications protocol" — technical specifications that describe rules that enable computers to communicate
  • "research protocol" — rules or procedures followed during a research project such as a medical trial
  • "concussion protocol" — rules or procedures followed after an athlete has a concussion
  • "business protocol" — standard etiquette or conventions practiced in business
  • They spent half an hour going over the rules: phone use, lunch breaks, office protocol, overtime, et cetera.
    p. 275.3

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