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, in the meaning defined above

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dial-up

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of dial-up

computers : done using an ordinary telephone line

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