Definitions for uplinkˈʌpˌlɪŋk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up•linkˈʌpˌlɪŋk(n.)

  1. a transmission path for data or other signals from an earth station to a communications satellite.

    Category: Aerospace, Telegraphy and Telephony

Origin of uplink:

1965–70

Princeton's WordNet

  1. uplink(noun)

    a transmission from Earth to a spacecraft or the path of such a transmission

Wiktionary

  1. uplink(Noun)

    The portion of a communications link used for the transmission of signals from an Earth terminal to a satellite or to an airborne platform. An uplink is the converse of a downlink. An uplink or downlink is distinguished from reverse link or forward link.

  2. uplink(Noun)

    By analogy and less formally, the communication path from a mobile device to a base station, a consumer to the network backbone, a client device to a server etc.

  3. uplink(Adjective)

    Pertaining to data transmission from a data station to the headend.

  4. uplink(Adjective)

    Pertaining to GSM and cellular networks, uplink is the transmission path from a mobile station to the base station (cell site).

Freebase

  1. Uplink

    Uplink is a video game released in 2001 by the British software company Introversion Software. On 23 August 2006, it was made available for purchase on Valve's Steam service and on 24 March 2011 it was made available for purchase from the Ubuntu Software Center. It is best described as a simulator of the cinematic depiction of computer hacking.

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