Meaning of MODEM in English


Pronunciation: ' m ō -d ə m also - ˌ dem

Function: noun

Etymology: mo dulator + dem odulator

Date: circa 1952

: a device that converts signals produced by one type of device (as a computer) to a form compatible with another (as a telephone)

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