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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).]

DSL

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) digital subscriber line

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
Translations

DSL

(Comput, Internet) abbr of digital subscriber lineDSL nt; DSL connection/operator/serviceDSL-Anschluss m/-Betreiber m/-Service m
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