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tether

See tethering.



tethering

(1) Attaching a device by wire to a data or power source.

(2) To extend Internet access on a cellphone or smartphone to a computer or tablet. It used to mean connecting devices only by cable; however, the term was broadened to include wireless such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. See cellular hotspot.



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