Definitions

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  • adj. Without a tether; not tied down
  • adj. wireless; pertaining to a wireless network

Etymologies

tether +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Srinivasan Keshav, Canada Research Chair in tetherless computing at the University of Waterloo, told lawmakers probing text messaging rates and the state of competition in the wireless telecommunications industry that the maximum cost of a single text message “very unlikely” exceeds 0.3 cents.

    U R Bn Ripd Off « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • It really hurt me to see Walt just *there*--tetherless.

    Was Race a Factor in Michael’s Demise? We Think Not | the TV addict

  • We would fly missions into polar orbits and fly jet packs on tetherless spacewalks.

    Riding Rockets

  • Pinky Nelson, “Ox” van Hoften, Dale Gardner, and Bob Stewart had all done tetherless spacewalks.

    Riding Rockets

  • For MSes, the A-list astronauts were those who flew the Manned Maneuvering Unit MMU on tetherless spacewalks.

    Riding Rockets

  • Is it better to be savagely tugging at the end of your rope, or to wander at random tetherless?

    Kangaroo

  • I miss the long, unending afternoons of a slacking summer, and the free-floating, tetherless twitch of a future without engagement but my car actually works now, and I can't tell you how much sweet relief that is.

    4/30/03 Brooklyn, NY I'm so

  • As he spoke the marquis turned him round, to search the wide gray fields again for the shadowy horse that roamed them tetherless.

    St. George and St. Michael Volume II

  • (Threat-Fire ™ II) devices, multiple tetherless firearm recoil kits, a full Taser package, firearm refill and recharge stations, M16 rifle kits with Smart Magazines and many other advanced options for optimal training.

    Business Wire Travel News

  • The experiments showed that the tetherless microgripper concept is viable and has great potential for medical applications, the researchers said.

    innovations-report

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