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DSL

 (dē′ĕs′ĕl′)
n.
Any of various technologies used to create high-bandwidth network connections over standard telephone lines, often in providing internet service to homes.

[d(igital) s(ubscriber) l(ine).]
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DSL

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) digital subscriber line
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DSL

Digital Subscriber Line: a technology that allows high-speed transmission of data, audio, and video, usu. over standard telephone lines; a form of broadband transmission.
[1995–2000]
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Noun1.DSL - a generic name for digital lines that are provided by telephone companies to their local subscribers and that carry data at high speeds
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Translations

DSL

(Comput, Internet) abbr of digital subscriber lineDSL nt; DSL connection/operator/serviceDSL-Anschluss m/-Betreiber m/-Service m
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ASDL works with any combination of diverse data far more quickly by deploying flexible graph models to deliver superior insights and actionable information.
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There are five models in the range: AS Combo (a combined metal detector and checkweigher); AS 1500 (for packs of up to 1500g); AS 5000 (for packs of up to 5000g); ASDL (for high speed checking of rigid packs of up to 5000g); and ASHW (for sacks and cases of up to 45kg).
But now the entrenched giant has unrolled its new Infinitum brand of asymetric DSL or ASDL that offers service affordable to the upper middle class and small businesses.
They'll also find out about the quality of your line before confirming if you can get ASDL in your area.
It will allow about 2 million customers that use broadband communications services, such as asymmetric digital subscriber line (ASDL) and fiber-optic networks, to call each other free of charge over the IP phone network.
Remember ASDL - in fact all modern technology - is part of the urban rat race you are aspiring to leave behind.
There are several other ways to receive broadband - BT is currently upgrading telephone exchanges to allow people to receive ASDL broadband through their phoneline.
In Argentina, meanwhile, investment in Internet service via rapid telephone line technology known as ASDL has been suspended while importers try to decipher burdensome currency exchange rules for telecom equipment.
n TELECOMS Regu-lator Etain Doyle has again demonstrated her intent to rule with a cable of iron by challenging Eircom over the prices it wants for the state-of-the-art ASDL service.
Better systems for compression of data are being developed and I expect them to be here before things like ASDL (high speed internet access) and cable modems reach a mass audience.