modem

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Short for modulator-demodulator.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

modem (plural modems)

  1. A device that encodes digital computer signals into analog/analogue telephone signals and vice versa and allows computers to communicate over a phone line.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

modem (third-person singular simple present modems, present participle modeming, simple past and past participle modemed)

  1. To transmit by modem.
    • 1992, Jim Kimble, How to get started with modems (page 73)
      Personal modeming is most prevalent in the U.S., where a modem generally doesn't have huge taxes slapped on it, and after-tax income is comparatively high.
    • 1994, Carole Marsh, Jurassic Ark! Alaska Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures (page 7)
      “Books” can even be faxed or modemed to you!

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. Stockwell and D. Minkova, 'English Words: History and Structure', Cambridge University Press (2001).

Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoːdəm/, /ˈmoːdɛm/
  • (file)

Etymology[edit]

English modem

Noun[edit]

modem m, n (plural modems, diminutive modempje n)

  1. modem

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English modem

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

modem m (plural modems)

  1. modem

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English modem.

Noun[edit]

modem m (plural modems)

  1. (computing) modem

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

modem m

  1. modem

Declension[edit]

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

modem m (plural modems or modens)

  1. modem (a device that encodes computer signals into telephone signals and vice versa)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English modem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mǒdeːm/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧dem

Noun[edit]

mòdēm m (Cyrillic spelling мо̀де̄м)

  1. modem

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

modem m

  1. Misspelling of módem.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English modem

Noun[edit]

modem n (plural modem, definite singular modemet, definite plural modemen)

  1. modem

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmodem/
  • Vietnamese transliteration: mô-đêm

Etymology[edit]

English modem

Noun[edit]

modem m

  1. modem