Definición de tether en inglés:


Saltos de línea: tether
Pronunciación: /ˈtɛðə


[with object]
  • 2 (usually as noun tethering) Use (a smartphone) in order to connect a computer or other device to the Internet: one prediction is that tethering will cost around $30 per month, probably with some cap on the amount of data transfer allowed
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    • While his wireless service is critical to his work, Ferrer said he would not want the monthly total cost to rise to $500 or more, and urged the carriers to start offering discounts, such as dropping a $30 monthly charge for tethering a cell phone to a laptop.
    • As an added bonus, you'll be picking up a charge while you're tethered to your computer.
    • I would spend $20/month for tethering if I could pick and choose which months I wanted.


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  • A rope or chain with which an animal is tied to restrict its movement: regulations banning neck and girth tethers for sows
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    • Producers have used two types of tethers (neck and girth); both of which restrict sow movement.
    • With sows kept in tethers in a stall, their movement is restricted with a belt around their torsos just behind the front legs or around the neck.
    • The use of specialized animal stalls and tethers is accepted as a science-based industry standard of management.
    rope, chain, cord, lead, leash; fetter, restraint; halter
    archaic lyam


the end of one's tether

see end.


late Middle English: from Old Norse tjóthr, from a Germanic base meaning 'fasten'.

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