dial-up
adjective Date: 1961 relating to or being a standard telephone line used for computer communications; also accessible via a standard telephone line <
a dial-up Internet provider
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  • dial-up — UK US /ˈdaɪəlʌp/ adjective ( also dial in) ► COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET using a phone line rather than a cable or wireless connection: »dial up modem/connection »dial up networking »You will need a computer with internet access, either dial up or… …   Financial and business terms

  • dial up — ˌdial ˈup [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they dial up he/she/it dials up present participle dialling up past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • dial-up — adj [only before noun] relating to a telephone line that is used to send information from one computer to another ▪ a dial up connection >dial up n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dial-up —   [dt. Einwahl], bei der Datenfernübertragung (DFÜ) Bezeichnung für das Herstellen einer Verbindung durch Einwahl. Erfolgt die Verbindungsaufnahme vom Provider aus, so spricht man auch von »Dial out«, wird sie vom Teilnehmer aufgerufen, von »Dial …   Universal-Lexikon

  • dial-up — dial ,up adjective COMPUTING a dial up service or system can be used from your computer by means of a telephone line …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dial-up — dial′ up adj. tgp cmp available or transmitted via telephone lines: Use your modem to get dial up technical support for the software[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • dial-up — (izg. dájl ȁp) m DEFINICIJA int. spajanje na Internet korištenjem telefonske linije ETIMOLOGIJA engl.: biranje (brojeva) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • dial up — UK US dial up Phrasal Verb with dial({{}}/daɪəl/ verb [I or T] (UK ll , US l ) ► [I or T] COMMUNICATIONS to call a telephone number: »I dialled up the answering service and found two messages. »Someone had found his office number on an internet… …   Financial and business terms

  • dial up — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms dial up : present tense I/you/we/they dial up he/she/it dials up present participle dialling up past tense dialled up past participle dialled up computing to get connected to the Internet on your computer by …   English dictionary

  • dial-up — /ˈdaɪəl ʌp/ (say duyuhl up) adjective able to be accessed by telephone line: a dial up connection to the internet; a dial up health service. Also, dialup …   Australian English dictionary

  • dial-up — ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: dial up, vb. : relating to or being a standard telephone line used for computer communications ; also : accessible via a standard telephone line a dial up information service …   Useful english dictionary

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