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modem

 [mo´dem]
a hardware device that converts digital signals from a computer or computer terminal to and from analog signals for transmission along communication lines.

modem

[mō′dəm]
abbreviation for modulate/demodulate. It is a device for transforming serial binary numbers into an audible tone, and vice versa, for transmission over a telephone line to another computer.

modem

Informatics
A device that converts digital data into analogue data for transmission by telephone via copper cable lines.

modem

Modulator/demodulator Online An acoustic coupling device that converts a computer's digital signals to analog signals, allowing transmission of data through standard telephone lines. See Cable modem, Codec.

modem,

n (modulator/demodulator), a device that converts data from a form compatible with computer manipulation to a form compatible with transmission equipment and vice versa.
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The Schramm TXD 180 rig was mobilised late last week after completing Pretty Plains #5 and spudded the Pretty Plains #8 vertical well on Tuesday, 12 October 2010.
25 putter, a forged titanium Trilogy TXD driver, a Trilogy Tx Wedge or a John Letters bag.
WestSide's Wood Group Wagner-operated Schramm TXD rig is currently mobilising to the Paranui CSG pilot near Moura in the southern Bowen Basin.
Brisbane, Australia, May 19, 2010 - (ABN Newswire) - WestSide Corporation Limited (ASX:WCL) will draw on the Wood Group's (LON:WG) international coal seam gas (CSG) expertise by appointing Wood Group Wagners (WGW) to operate, maintain, manage and support WestSide's Schramm TXD 'Telemast' drilling rig.