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telnet

telnet

noun tel·net \ˈtel-ˌnet\

Definition of TELNET

:  a telecommunications protocol providing specifications for emulating a remote computer terminal so that one can access a distant computer and function online using an interface that appears to be part of the user's local system
telnet intransitive verb

Origin of TELNET

teletype network
First Known Use: 1969

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