[ uhp-lohd ]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to transfer (software, data, character sets, etc.) from a smaller to a larger computer.

  1. software, data, etc., that has been uploaded.

  2. the act or process of uploading.

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British Dictionary definitions for upload


/ (ʌpˈləʊd) /

  1. (tr) to copy or transfer (data or a program) from one's own computer into the memory of another computer: Compare download (def. 1)

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Scientific definitions for upload


[ ŭplōd′ ]

  1. To transfer data or programs from one's own computer or digital device to a server or host computer. Compare download.

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