(POTS) The traditional voice service provided by phone companies, especially when opposed to data services.
Note that the acronym POTS is sometimes expanded as “Plain Old Telephone System” in which sense it is synonymous to Public Switched Telephone Network but used somewhat derogatively.
- Plain old telephone system
Public Switched Telephone Network
plural noun 1. members of the Amish, the Mennonites, or the Dunkers: so named because they stress simple living.
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[pleyn] /pleɪn/ adjective, plainer, plainest. 1. clear or distinct to the eye or ear: a plain trail to the river; to stand in plain view. 2. clear to the mind; evident, manifest, or obvious: to make one’s meaning plain. 3. conveying the meaning clearly and simply; easily understood: plain talk. 4. downright; sheer; utter; self-evident: […]