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cable modem

n.
A modem that transmits and receives data over the coaxial cables that are used for cable TV.
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`It's the head end of it that comes hard with me, especially when I'm out of practice.
Three teams of Pemra Multan remained engaged in operations throughout Multan, Bahawalpur and Dera Ghazi Khan divisions and confiscated 84 Head End or DTH (Direct to Home) equipments which cable operators had installed to air Indian channels.
| Graphic representation, based on the GPR data, of a brick or stone box repair cutting across the head end of William Shakespeare's grave at Holy Trinity Church.
The Swedish technology group Effnet Holding AB said on Thursday (9 June) that its subsidiary Factum Electronics AB had received an order for complete DAB head end systems with full redundancy from the Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR idee suisse.
The combination comprises an applicator with a leading and trailing end and a closed head end where the applicator element comprises a rod.
If you run a cable plant, watch all of your upstream interfaces from each head end and correlate poor lines with fiber nodes.
The head end of the rail tapers below the resident's sight line to reduce any feeling of restriction.
The drive is located at the head end while there is a vertical gravity-style take up structure at the tail end of the conveyor.
Internet-over cable television company WorldGate Communications Inc announced that is now supporting Java at its head end systems, timing the announcement to set itself apart from its main rival, Microsoft Corp's WebTV Networks Inc, which announced that it would not be supporting Java ion its systems just last week (11/10/98).
These rooms radiate from the head end of the building, taking advantage of open views and afternoon sunlight.
As the cat starts to fall upside down, an automatic twisting reaction begins at the head end of the body.
According to his own story, he was in a semidoze in a horse-drawn bus and was visualizing carbon chains when suddenly the tail end of one chain attached itself to the head end and formed a spinning ring.