Data Terminal Ready

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Data Terminal Ready definition

communications
(DTR) The wire in a full RS-232 connection that tells the Data Communication Equipment (DCE, typically a modem) that the Data Terminal Equipment (DTE, typically a computer or terminal) is ready to transmit and receive data.
(2000-04-05)

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