- The satellite-to-earth transmission channel.
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downlink — /ˈdaʊnlɪŋk/ (say downlingk) noun 1. Computers a link, as by cable, wireless, etc., from a computer to a device, such as a mobile phone, digital camera, etc., allowing files to be transferred from the computer to the device: a camera downlink. 2.… … Australian English dictionary
downlink — I. noun Date: circa 1969 a communications channel for receiving transmissions from a spacecraft; also such transmissions II. transitive verb Date: 1977 to transmit (as data) from a spacecraft or satellite to a receiver on earth … New Collegiate Dictionary
downlink — /down lingk /, n. 1. a transmission path for data or other signals from a communications satellite or airborne platform to an earth station. adj. 2. pertaining to such transmission. Cf. uplink. [1965 70; DOWN1 + LINK] * * * … Universalium
downlink — 1. noun ˈdaʊnlɪŋk a) The transmission of a signal from a satellite to a receiving station on earth; or the means of this transmission. b) Transmission of data from a network, usually wireless, to the user. 2. verb ˈdaʊnlɪŋk To transmit a signal… … Wiktionary
downlink — n. transmission channel that carries signals from a communications satellite or other airborne transmitter to a station on earth … English contemporary dictionary
Downlink — The transmission of data from a satellite to an earth station … International financial encyclopaedia
downlink — noun a telecommunications link for signals coming to the earth from a satellite, spacecraft, or aircraft … English new terms dictionary