The Alternative English Dictionary: sneakernet

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Entry definition

sneakernet etymology sneaker + net. See sneaker running shoe, and Internet.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (computing, informal, humorous) A method of transfer a computer file from one computer to another by copying it to a floppy disk or some other external storage, carrying the disk to the other computer and install it there, in contrast with electronic methods used by networked computers to transfer data.

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