downlink

[ doun-lingk ]
/ ˈdaʊnˌlɪŋk /

noun

a transmission path for data or other signals from a communications satellite or airborne platform to an earth station.

adjective

pertaining to such transmission.

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Nearby words

  1. downhole,
  2. downing,
  3. downing street,
  4. downing, andrew jackson,
  5. downlight,
  6. download,
  7. downmarket,
  8. downpatrick,
  9. downpipe,
  10. downplay

Compare uplink.

Origin of downlink

First recorded in 1965–70; down1 + link1

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