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Modem

Modem

WordNet



noun


(1)   (from a combination of MOdulate and DEModulate) electronic equipment consisting of a device used to connect computers by a telephone line
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Etymology


From English modem, abbreviation for modulator demodulator.

Noun


Modem , also: (plural: Modems)
  1. modem; a device that encodes digital computer signals into analog telephone signals and vice-versa. It allows computers to communicate over a phone line.