Definitions for "Dial-up"
Keywords:  modem, broadband, pstn, kbps, telephone
To establish a connection between a computer and another computer via a modem.
Access to the Internet via a modem and telephone line, which requires that the computer dial a phone number for access. Contrast with leased line.
This word can be used to imply the act of temporarily connecting to another computer using a modem and an ordinary telephone line, or it can describe a type of account on a UNIX host allowing limited access to its services. DIGITAL Digital simply means 1s and 0s, which are the basic building blocks of computer technology. Everything on your computer and on the Internet consists of billions and billions of 1s and 0s.
(adj.), dial up Note that the adjective is now hyphenated, in keeping with Microsoft standards.