Definition of uplink in English:

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uplink

Pronunciation: /ˈəpˌliNGk/

noun

A communications link to a satellite.
Example sentences
  • The camp allows broadcast news crews to experiment with improved communications gear and satellite uplinks.
  • The prospect of war means satellite uplinks, mobile phones, and global positioning systems are primed to bring you live vision of a place where telephones are rare.
  • He also worked part-time at a satellite uplink station.

verb

[with object]
Provide (someone) with or send (something) by satellite link: I can uplink fax transmissions to a satellite
More example sentences
  • So the TV station ran a special segment every night with Olympics highlights and stories from the reporter Bill Ward, who uplinked video reports and commentary almost every day, sometimes twice a day.
  • Even before he was uplinking satellites in Kosovo, Meyer was a resourceful guy.
  • At the festival this year, I helped build a satellite uplinked version of this network, with capacity and range for 30,000 people, and it was up and running in only a few days.
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