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phrasal verb [intransitive] computing
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present tense
I/you/we/theydial up
he/she/itdials up
present participledialling up
past tensedialled up
past participledialled up

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  1. to get connected to the Internet on your computer by using a modem and telephone line
    The service allows customers of the bank to dial up from their home computer.
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