peer to peer. Communication between systems as peers or equals, as distinct from client/server or master/slave relationships. Examples of P2P include JXTA for Java, IP in the Internet and direct mode between mobiles.
Short for Peer-to-Peer. A type of computer network where every computer can both run applications processes and manage network resources. This differs from the client/server network, where functionality is divided: some computers (the servers) are designated to process and manage the network resources while the other computers (clients) run applica... Found on http://www.oenb.at/dictionary/termini.jsp?EINTRAG_ID=9040