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  1. a contact or linkage established, as between military units or two spacecraft.
  2. something serving as a linking element or system; a connection or hookup.
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Origin of linkup

First recorded in 1940–45; noun use of verb phrase link up
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  1. the establishing of a connection or union between objects, groups, organizations, etc
  2. the connection or union established
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