follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

dial-up

[dahy-uh l-uhp, dahyl-] /ˈdaɪ əlˌʌp, ˈdaɪl-/
adjective, Computers.
1.
of or pertaining to a terminal that links to a computer by dialing a telephone number.
Origin
adj. use of verb phrase dial up
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
dialup in Technology


A temporary, as opposed to dedicated, connection between machines established over a telephone line using modems.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for dial-up

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for dialup

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends