1. uplink

noun. ['ˈuːˌplɪŋk'] a transmission from Earth to a spacecraft or the path of such a transmission.

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Example sentences of the word uplink


1. Adjective
It would be a mistake to connect two uplink ports together with straight through cable.

2. Verb, base form
If the router isn't using uplink, the actual port numbers do not have any functional value within the network, as the router will configure all connected devices to any of the ports automatically.

3. Noun, singular or mass
The signal received by the satellite is known as the uplink, and the signal sent to the points of reception is the downlink.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Identify routers, switches, LAN uplink bandwidth, network equipment cabinets, power and cooling information, and current standards for the fiber and the copper cable plant.

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