downlink


1down·link

noun \ˈdan-ˌliŋk\

Definition of DOWNLINK

:  a communications channel for receiving transmissions from a spacecraft; also :  such transmissions

First Known Use of DOWNLINK

circa 1969

2downlink

verb

Definition of DOWNLINK

transitive verb
:  to transmit (as data) from a spacecraft or satellite to a receiver on earth

First Known Use of DOWNLINK

1977

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