Definitions

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  • adjective Without a tether; not tied down
  • adjective Internet, computing wireless; pertaining to a wireless network

Etymologies

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tether +‎ -less

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.

    2009 June 17 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • 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

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

    Riding Rockets

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

    Riding Rockets

  • 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

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

    Riding Rockets

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

    Riding Rockets

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

    Riding Rockets

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