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[bloo-tooth] /ˈbluˌtuθ/
noun, Computers, Trademark.
a brand name for a wireless networking technology that uses short-wave radio frequencies to interconnect cell phones, portable computers, and other wireless electronic devices. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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trademark a short-range radio technology that allows wireless communication between a computer and a keyboard, between mobile phones, etc
Word Origin
C20: after the 10th-century Danish King Harald Blatand (Harold Bluetooth), instrumental in uniting warring factions in Scandinavia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Contemporary definitions for Bluetooth

a short-range radio technology for Internet and mobile devices, aimed at simplifying communications among them.


Bluetooth's founding members include Ericsson, IBM, Intel, Nokia and Toshiba.

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Bluetooth in Technology
protocol, standard
A specification for short-range radio links between mobile computers, mobile phones, digital cameras, and other portable devices.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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