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Definition of "downlink" [downlink]

  • A transmission path for the communication of signals and data from a communications satellite or other space vehicle to the earth and back. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "downlink" in a sentence
  • "BraytonAK: Might be because Google Voice cannot get "downlink" I don't know the technical term in 907 to hook into the phone network."
  • "(HSPA is often labled as HSDPA for the 3.6 Mbps or 7.2 Mbps raw "downlink" flavor and HSUPA for the 1.9 Mbps or 5.8 Mbps upstream flavors.)"
  • "Summary > Top "downlink" demanding services DL speeds on 300kbps level should satisfactory serve almost any fully mobile service"