Entry from US English dictionary
(also wireless hotspot)
An area with a usable signal to allow wireless connection to the Internet or some other computer network.
- It can also tap into the Internet using high-speed wireless hot spots in cafes and book stores.
- The proliferation of wireless hot spots soon will lead to mesh networks that cover all but the least populated parts of the U.S. economy.
- The report goes on to note that UK wireless Internet usage is also set to increase rapidly, with Gartner predicting that the number of frequent users of UK wireless hot spots will more than double in 2005 to reach over 1.5 million.
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Syllabification: wire·less hot spot
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