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dial–up

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adjective \ˈdī(-ə)l-ˌəp\

Simple Definition of dial–up

  • computers : done using an ordinary telephone line

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dial–up

  1. :  relating to or being a standard telephone line used for computer communications; also :  accessible via a standard telephone line <a dial–up Internet provider>

1961

First Known Use of dial–up

1961


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