downlink

[doun-lingk]

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.

Compare uplink.

Origin of downlink

First recorded in 1965–70; down1 + link1
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Related Words for downlink

circuit, network, pathway