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Bluetooth (ˈbluːˌtuːθ Pronunciation for Bluetooth



  1. ® a short-range radio technology that allows wireless communication between a computer and a keyboard, between mobile phones, etc

Word Origin

C20: after the 10th-century Danish King Harald Blatand (Harold Bluetooth), instrumental in uniting warring factions in Scandinavia

Example Sentences Including 'Bluetooth'

Although Apple added Bluetooth functionality into OS X nearly a year ago, you'll still need Bluetooth hardware to plug into your PC.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
Hkon was forced to flee to Denmark, where he found shelter with Harald Bluetooth.
Ben Nimmo IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)
That definition encompasses tens of companies building WAP gateways, WAP browsers, Bluetooth protocol stacks, even basic Bluetooth chips.
Business Today (2001)
The biggest competitor to Bluetooth is a technology called 802.11.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The virus attempts to jump from phone to phone by using the handset's wireless short-range Bluetooth connection.
New Zealand Herald (2004)


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