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upload Line breaks: up¦load

Definition of upload in English:


Pronunciation: /ʌpˈləʊd/
[with object]
Transfer (data) from one computer to another, typically to one that is larger or remote from the user or functioning as a server: you can upload your prepared text software is uploaded and downloaded
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  • Obviously, this describes building a very simple web site and uploading it to the Internet.
  • The next time the program connected to the Internet to send mail, it uploaded the log file.
  • The major benefit of broadband service over dial up service is the website uploading speed.


Pronunciation: /ˈʌpləʊd/
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1An act or process of uploading data: they are also adding the ability to pause an upload if you need to go off and do something else [mass noun]: the site allowed the upload of videos
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  • Andrew attempted to start the upload of Gem River only to discover that he could only upload one game at a time per client.
  • The upload took about 2 minutes over my broadband connection.
  • The upload took a couple of hours.
1.1A file or set of files that has been uploaded: an upload of the track is streaming below
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  • The same photo can be found in the Mobile Uploads section of her Facebook page.
  • I was really confused when I checked twitter and saw all those strange uploads.
  • His front page is slightly misleading, all the images are recent uploads of the same subject.

Words that rhyme with upload

abode, bestrode, bode, code, commode, corrode, download, encode, erode, explode, forebode, goad, implode, load, lode, middle-of-the-road, mode, node, ode, offload, outrode, road, rode, sarod, Spode, strode, toad, woad

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