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Bluetooth

[bloo-tooth] /ˈbluˌtuθ/
noun, Computers, Trademark.
1.
a brand name for a wireless networking technology that uses short-wave radio frequencies to interconnect cell phones, portable computers, and other wireless electronic devices.
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British Dictionary definitions for blue-tooth

Bluetooth

/ˈbluːˌtuːθ/
noun
1.
trademark a short-range radio technology that allows wireless communication between a computer and a keyboard, between mobile phones, etc
Word Origin
C20: after the 10th-century Danish King Harald Blatand (Harold Bluetooth), instrumental in uniting warring factions in Scandinavia
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Contemporary definitions for blue-tooth
noun

a short-range radio technology for Internet and mobile devices, aimed at simplifying communications among them.

Examples

Bluetooth's founding members include Ericsson, IBM, Intel, Nokia and Toshiba.

Usage Note

computing

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