Entry from US English dictionary
A type of modem that connects a computer or local network to broadband Internet service through the same cable that supplies cable television service: [as modifier]: a cable-modem connection
More example sentences
- Make sure the router is connected directly to your cable modem and your PC.
- For one thing, connected to a broadband DSL or cable modem, it serves as a wireless access point.
- I am connected by a cable modem and have no network, although I plan on expanding to two computers soon.
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Syllabification: ca·ble mo·dem
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