peer-to-peer - definition and synonyms

adjective computing 

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  1. 1
    used for describing a computer network in which each computer can pass information directly to another without the need for a central server
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    refers to a type of borrowing and lending where savers are matched via a website with individuals or businesses that need to borrow money

    peer-to-peer borrowers/lenders

    Businesses that borrow via peer-to-peer sites will pay higher rates.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 27/10/2014