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cable modem

noun

: a device that connects a computer to a network (such as the Internet) through the same kind of cable used for cable television

Full Definition of CABLE MODEM

:  a modem for connecting a computer to a network over a cable television line

First Known Use of CABLE MODEM

1983

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