cURL is the acronym for Client URL.
What is Client URL?
The curl function is an interface to the cURL library, which stands for Client URL Library. The function is used for performing client-side URL transfers. It provides a way to send HTTP requests, handle responses, and work with various protocols. The cURL library is a widely used open-source project that provides functions and tools for transferring data using various protocols, including HTTP, FTP, SMTP, and more.