dial-up

adjective \ ˈdī(-ə)l-ˌəp \

Definition of dial-up

: relating to or being a standard telephone line used for computer communications; also : accessible via a standard telephone line
  • a dial-up Internet provider

First Known Use of dial-up

1960

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DIAL-UP Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of dial-up for English Language Learners

  • computers : done using an ordinary telephone line



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