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noun Computers.

a modem designed to connect a telephone handset to a computer terminal or processor.

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Origin of acoustic coupler

First recorded in 1965–70
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acoustic coupler

noun

computing a device converting computer-data signals into acoustic form for transmission down a telephone line, through the handset microphoneSee also modem
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