wireless access point

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Definition of wireless access point 

: access point Two essential components are needed to set up a Wi-Fi network. One is a wireless access point that serves as a hub for the network. It connects to the Internet via cable, DSL or even a dial-up modem and serves as a traffic cop for all the other devices on your network, letting them share the Internet connection and talk to one another.— Steve Morgenstern, Cigar Aficionado, July/August 2002

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1992, in the meaning defined above

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