dialup

dial-up

[dahy-uhl-uhp, dahyl-]
adjective Computers.
of or pertaining to a terminal that links to a computer by dialing a telephone number.

Origin:
adj. use of verb phrase dial up

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dialup definition


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

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