used in computer networks, Password Authentication Protocol. One of the weaker protocols in security terms used for authentication and sending username and password in plain text.

see CHAP, a stronger cryptographic version of PAP

Pap (?), n. [Cf. OSw. papp. Cf. Pap soft food.]

1. Anat.

A nipple; a mammilla; a teat.

Dryden.

The paps which thou hast sucked. Luke xi. 27.

2.

A rounded, nipplelike hill or peak; anything resembling a nipple in shape; a mamelon.

Macaulay.

 

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Pap, n. [Cf. D. pap, G. pappe, both perh. fr. L. papa, pappa, the word with which infants call for food: cf. It. pappa.]

1.

A soft food for infants, made of bread boiled or softtened in milk or water.

2.

Nourishment or support from official patronage; as, treasury pap.

[Colloq. & Contemptuous]

3.

The pulp of fruit.

Ainsworth.

 

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Pap, v. t.

To feed with pap.

Beau. & Fl.

 

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