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mo·dem

 (mō′dəm)
n.
A device that transmits and receives data using a modulated carrier wave. Modems are used to establish network and internet connections.

[mo(dulator) + dem(odulator).]
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modem

(ˈməʊdɛm)
n
(Computer Science) computing a device for connecting two computers by a telephone line, consisting of a modulator that converts computer signals into audio signals and a corresponding demodulator
[C20: from mo(dulator) dem(odulator)]
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mo•dem

(ˈmoʊ dəm, -dɛm)
n.
1. an electronic device that makes possible the transmission of data to or from a computer via telephone or other communication lines.
v.i., v.t.
2. to connect or connect to by modem.
[1955–60; mo(dulator)-dem(odulator)]
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mo·dem

(mō′dəm)
A device for transmitting and receiving data, usually in digital form, over telephone wires. Modems send data by converting it into an audio signal and receive it by converting audio signals into data.
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modem

1. Modulator/demodulator, a device that converts computer signals into a form that can be transmitted down telephone lines.
2. Short for modulator/demodulator. Converts computer signals into a form that can be transmitted down telephone lines.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.modem - (from a combination of MOdulate and DEModulate) electronic equipment consisting of a device used to connect computers by a telephone linemodem - (from a combination of MOdulate and DEModulate) electronic equipment consisting of a device used to connect computers by a telephone line
acoustic modem - a modem that converts electrical signals to telephone tones and back again
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
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Translations
مُوْدِمْمودِم في الحاسوب
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modeemi
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モデム
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modems
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โมเด็ม
modem

modem

[ˈməʊdem] Nmódem m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

modem

[ˈməʊdɛm] nmodem mmode of transport nmoyen m de transport
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

modem

nModem nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

modem

[ˈməʊdɛm] nmodem m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

modem

(ˈmoudem) noun
a device attached to a computer that enables the transfer of data to or from a computer through telephone lines.
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modem

مُوْدِمْ modem modem Modem μόντεμ módem modeemi modem modem modem モデム 모뎀 modem modem modem modem модем modem โมเด็ม modem modem 调制解调器
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