Definition of minicom in English:


Line breaks: mini|com
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪnɪkɒm


  • A small electronic typewriter and screen linked to a telephone system, enabling people with hearing or speech difficulties to send and receive messages.
    More example sentences
    • One patient said that she used an acoustic coupler with the telephone, and another three used a minicom.
    • Anyone who has used a minicom knows how slow, tedious and cumbersome the communication process can be.
    • Walking back into the town centre, Simon spotted that several of the public telephones had been installed with a new minicom system.

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