[ lingk-uhp ]
/ ˈlɪŋkˌʌp /
a contact or linkage established, as between military units or two spacecraft.
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
Words nearby linkup
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Example sentences from the Web for linkup
Nevertheless, doubts persist in Auckland and Wellington about the Greenwald-Dotcom linkup.Greenwald, Assange, and Snowden Join Forces with Kim Dotcom in New Zealand Election|Lennox Samuels|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for linkup
/ (ˈlɪŋkˌʌp) /
the establishing of a connection or union between objects, groups, organizations, etc
the connection or union established
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