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acoustic coupler

noun, Computers.
1.
a modem designed to connect a telephone handset to a computer terminal or processor.
Origin of acoustic coupler
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70
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British Dictionary definitions for acoustic coupler

acoustic coupler

noun
1.
(computing) a device converting computer-data signals into acoustic form for transmission down a telephone line, through the handset microphone See also modem
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