Definition of linkup in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈliNGkˌəp/


1An instance of two or more people or things connecting or joining.
Example sentences
  • The former transport minister had no plans for an overground link-up of the Luas lines and did not envisage the Sandyford line being linked to the rest of the rail network until the airport metro link was complete.
  • The whole question of airline link-ups will have to be rethought as well.
  • There were also residential courses and link-ups with local rugby league clubs.
1.1A connection enabling two or more people or machines to communicate with each other: a live satellite linkup
More example sentences
  • A satellite link-up enabled viewers to see Vaughan speak to the rest of the team, who are currently on tour in Pakistan.
  • The world premiere of the film itself will take place on BBC Television and will include live link-ups around the country to special cinema screenings.
  • They have the latest genetic sequencing equipment, million-dollar biosafety labs, and real-time satellite link-ups to compare notes.

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Syllabification: link·up

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