Definition of “modem” - English Dictionary

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“modem” in American English

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modemnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmoʊ·dəm, -dem/

an electronic device that allows one computer to send information to another over telephone wires

(Definition of “modem” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“modem” in Business English

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modemnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈməʊdem/ us /ˈməʊdəm/

IT, COMMUNICATIONS a piece of electronic equipment which allows one computer to send information to another through telephone wires:

Televison and Internet are provided by high-speed modem.

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(Definition of “modem” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)