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sneakernet

[ snee-ker-net ]
/ ˈsni kərˌnɛt /
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noun

Facetious. the transfer of electronic information by carrying the storage medium, especially a floppy disk, from one computer to another.

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Origin of sneakernet

An Americanism dating back to 1985–90

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