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English definition of “wireline”


adjective [before noun] /ˈwaɪəlaɪn/ COMMUNICATIONS
using phone wires to move data and signals: wireline network/phone/technology wireline operations/services → Compare wireless
wireline noun [U]
(Definition of wireline adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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