[ dih-nahy-uh l-uh v-sur-vis ]
/ dɪˈnaɪ əl əvˈsɜr vɪs /
adjective Digital Technology.
pertaining to or being an incident in which a computer or computer network is disabled, disrupting access or service: a website hit by a denial-of-service attack; unintentional denial-of-service problems.
OTHER WORDS FROM denial-of-servicedenial of service, noun
Words nearby denial-of-service
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Example sentences from the Web for denial-of-service
Soon after, WikiLeaks went down for ten days after an onslaught of denial-of-service attacks.TrapWire: The Less-Than-Advertised System To Spy On Americans|Sarah Hedgecock|August 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST