dial–up

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adjective \ˈdī(-ə)l-ˌəp\

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

First Known Use of dial–up

1960


DIAL–UP Defined for English Language Learners

dial-up

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Definition of dial–up for English Language Learners

  • computers : done using an ordinary telephone line

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