Definitions for "Sockets"
Keywords:  tcp, unix, api, interprocess, portable
Sockets are another method of interprocess communication. One of the primary features of sockets are that they can be used to communicate between processes on different machines using a TCP/IP network connection.
A portable standard for network application providers on TCP/IP networks.
Also commonly known as Unix Berkeley Sockets, these were developed in the early 1980s as a means of providing application writers a portable means of accessing the communications hardware of the network. Since sockets allow point to point communications between processes, it is used in most of the networked workstation implementations of message passing libraries.
Keywords:  arch, embedded, teeth, cavities, upper
C one-shaped cavities in the upper and lower arch, in which the teeth are embedded.