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1. A communication channel through which a user transmits data to the internet.
2. A transmission path by which radio or other signals are sent to an aircraft, spacecraft, or a communications satellite.
tr.v. up·linked, up·link·ing, up·links
To transmit (data) by uplink.
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(Broadcasting) the transmitter on the ground that sends signals up to a communications satellite
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a transmission path for data or other signals from an earth station to a communications satellite.
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