Definition of dial-up in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdī(ə)l əp/


(Of a computer system or service) used remotely via a telephone line.
Example sentences
  • Their fate is to now wrestle with dial-up services while they wait for their ISPs to switch them to other DSL carriers.
  • The dial-up service and line quality of Mobisurf and Orbitel got the highest praise.
  • The company currently provides phone and dial-up Internet services to customers in such areas.

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Syllabification: di·al-up

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