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minicom

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪnɪkɒm
 
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Definition of minicom in English:

noun

A small electronic typewriter and screen linked to a telephone system, enabling people with hearing or speech difficulties to send and receive messages.
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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