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[snee-ker-net] /ˈsni kərˌnɛt/
Facetious. the transfer of electronic information by carrying the storage medium, especially a floppy disk, from one computer to another.
Origin of sneakernet
1985-90, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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sneakernet in Technology

/snee'ker-net/ Term used (generally with ironic intent) for transfer of electronic information by physically carrying tape, disks, or other media from one machine to another.
"Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon filled with magtape, or a 747 filled with CD-ROMs."
Also called tennis-net, armpit-net, floppy-net, shoe-net, walk-net, foot-net.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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