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uplink

[uhp-lingk] /ˈʌpˌlɪŋk/
noun
1.
a transmission path for transmitting data or other signals from an earth station to a communications satellite or an airborne platform.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to such transmission.
Compare downlink.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; up- + link1
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uplink

/ˈʌpˌlɪŋk/
noun
1.
the transmitter on the ground that sends signals up to a communications satellite
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