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Meaning of SNEAKERNET

 
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/snee'ker-net/ Term used (generally with ironic intent) for transfer of electronic information by physically carrying tape, disks, or some other media from one machine to another. "Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon filled with magtape, or a 747 filled with CD-ROMs." Also called "Tennis-Net", "Armpit-Net", "Floppy-Net", "Shoenet", "walknet".

 

 

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