Wi-Fi

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EtymologyEdit

Trade name developed for the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (later Wi-Fi Alliance), after hi-fi (high fidelity).

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NounEdit

Wi-Fi (uncountable)

  1. (computing) Any of several standards for short-range wireless data transmission ( IEEE 802.11); wireless networking by one of these standards.
    I'll send the file using Wi-Fi.
    This coffee shop has Wi-Fi for its customers.

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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 21:09