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acoustic coupler

noun, Computers.
a modem designed to connect a telephone handset to a computer terminal or processor.
Origin of acoustic coupler
First recorded in 1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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acoustic coupler

(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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