telnet

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noun tel·net \ˈtel-ˌnet\

Definition of telnet

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of telnet

teletype network


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