cable modem

noun

Definition of cable modem

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

First Known Use of cable modem

1981


CABLE MODEM Defined for English Language Learners

cable modem

noun

Definition of cable modem for English Language Learners

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


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