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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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