Meaning of tethering in English:

tethering

Pronunciation /ˈtɛð(ə)rɪŋ/

noun

mass noun
  • 1The action of tying an animal with a rope or chain so as to restrict its movement.

    • ‘the tethering of animals was forbidden’
  • 2The linking of a computer or other device to a smartphone in order to connect to the internet.

    • ‘tethering will cost around $30 per month, probably with some cap on the amount of data transfer allowed’