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  • adj. connected (especially a mobile phone to a computer, for use as a wireless modem)
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tether.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. confined or restricted with or as if with a rope or chain


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  • Reclaiming a sense of reality after the revelation of the affair is essential for the betrayed spouse, but some remain tethered to their investigative quest -- rifling through credit card statements and cell phone bills, repeatedly pressing the browser's "back" button, listening in on phone calls.

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  • He also complained about cigarette ashes on deck, and insisted the rods remain tethered to the boat so was not to lose them.

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  • The SkyNews article includes a link to a video clip of the Volantor (it needs a Dean Martin-sung theme song, you know) showing off in tethered testing.

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  • Maybe other titles tethered to the Initiative will be getting canceled or reformulated?

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  • Tools at height are often called tethered or aloft condividi - cerca i tuoi siti preferiti -

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  • New currencies were minted, but this time they were "pegged" -- firmly tethered, that is, to the more muscular money of the rich nations, like the dollar, or a basket of world currencies.

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  • Despite having a smaller following, Muve said it accounted for 70 percent of plays of the top 10,000 songs played on mobile devices in July in the so-called "tethered streaming" category that it shares with Rhapsody, MOG, Spotify and Rdio, citing Nielsen Co. statistics.

  • Some of these software packages need to be connected to a computer to complete the jailbreak, and these are called tethered jailbreaks. News

  • This 'feature', called tethered jailbreak, is enabled by upgrades Apple made to the bootrom and the fact ipt3 uses nand flash.

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  • Gethard's last name rhymes with "tethered," which clears up a more unseemly interpretation of the hashtag.

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