Wi-Fi

[ wahy-fahy ]
/ ˈwaɪˌfaɪ /

Computers, Trademark.

a brand name certifying that a device or other product is compatible with a set of broadband wireless networking standards.

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British Dictionary definitions for wifi

Wi-Fi
/ (ˈwaɪˌfaɪ) /

noun

computing a system of accessing the internet from remote machines such as laptop computers that have wireless connections

Word Origin for Wi-Fi

C20: from wi (reless) fi (delity)
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