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modem

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
modemmo‧dem /ˈməʊdəm, -dem $ ˈmoʊ-/ noun [countable]  TDa piece of electronic equipment that allows information from one computer to be sent along telephone wires to another computer
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modemViruses can also spread if computers are linked by modems to the outside world.It reiterated that it will work with other cable modem makers, noting that 3Com Corp. will enter the market.The machine also has a built-in facsimile modem.Both computers had a 28,800-baud fax modem, 16 megabytes of random-access memory and voice mail / speakerphone capabilities.It will continue to use Motorola modems.The modem software is Bitcom, which allows file transfers using most popular protocols and fits the modems spec well.Error correction is what modems do to compensate when bits get lost or scrambled because the phone connection is less than perfect.You can not contract out of your modem statutory job protection rights.
From Longman Business Dictionarymodemmo‧dem /ˈməʊdəm, -demˈmoʊ-/ noun [countable]COMPUTINGOFFICE a piece of electronic equipment that allows information from one computer to be sent along telephone wires to another computer see also email1, Internet
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