Hypertext Transfer Protocol
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. HTTP is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web, where hypertext documents include hyperlinks to other sources that the user can easily access, for example by a mouse click or by tapping the screen in a web browser.
A standard method for communication between clients and Web servers.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionaryhypertext transfer protocol
a communications protocol governing the exchange of data (as HTML files) especially on the World Wide Web - called also hypertext transport protocol
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a standard protocol for transferring data over the internet. It is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web. HTTP defines how messages are formatted and transmitted, and what actions web servers and browsers should take in response to various commands.