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downlink

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noun down·link \ˈdau̇n-ˌliŋk\

Definition of downlink

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

First Known Use of downlink

1963


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downlink

verb down·link

Definition of downlink

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

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First Known Use of downlink

1977


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