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modulator-demodulator

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An electronic device that converts electronic signals into sound waves, and sound waves into electronic signals, used to transmit information between computers by the use of ordinary telephone lines; usually called a modem.

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Examples

  • The idea of pushing data down a telephonic connection through the intermediary of an acoustically coupled modulator-demodulator?

    The New Retro

  • Ah, the modulator-demodulator, better known as the modem.

    [H]ardOCP News/Article Feed

  • If he were not being paid to be amongst David Bradley’s stable of boys and girls who issue opinion, wouldn’t Brian Williams be dismissing him as a “Vinny” from the Bronx who’s got a modulator-demodulator and lives in an efficiency?

    Matthew Yglesias » Clive Crook on Civility

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