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dial-in

Syllabification: di·al-in
Pronunciation: /ˈdī(ə)lin
 
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Definition of dial-in in English:

adjective

Another term for dial-up.
Example sentences
  • You can connect a standard external modem to the PC Weasel and have dial-in access to the computer - not just the running operating system, but the whole machine.
  • It also includes setting up dial-in clients, e-mail aliases, masquerading and list servers.
  • I had reformatted my computer and lost the dial-in number.

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