linkup

noun link·up \ ˈliŋ-ˌkəp \

Definition of linkup

1 : establishment of contact : meeting
  • the linkup of two spacecraft
2 a : something that serves as a linking device or factor
b : a functional whole resulting from the linking up of separate elements
  • an instructional TV linkup

Examples of linkup in a Sentence

  1. The interview will be broadcast nationally through a satellite linkup.

  2. A direct telephone linkup has been established.

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First Known Use of linkup

1945

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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LINKUP Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of linkup for English Language Learners

  • : the act of joining or connecting two things

  • : a connection that allows two or more people or things to communicate with each other



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