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modemnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmoʊ·dəm, -dem/
an ​electronicdevice that ​allows one ​computer to ​sendinformation to another over ​telephonewires
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modemnoun [C]

uk   /ˈməʊdem/  us   /ˈməʊdəm/
IT, COMMUNICATIONS a ​piece of ​electronicequipment which ​allows one ​computer to ​sendinformation to another through ​telephonewires: Televison and ​Internet are ​provided by high-speed modem. a broadband/​wireless/​dial-up modem
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