upload definition by Webster's New World
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, intransitive verb
to load or transfer (a file or program) from a terminal, personal computer, etc. to a central computer, bulletin board, etc.
upload definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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, up·loads Computer Science verb, transitive
To transfer (data or programs), usually from a peripheral computer or device to a central, often remote computer. verb, intransitive
To transfer data or programs to a central computer.
upload - Computer Definition
To transfer a file copy from a local computer to a remote computer over a network. See also download.
Sends a copy of a file to a remote network location. For example, Web publishers can upload
or send files to a Web server.
See Also: Network.
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To send data from a user's machine to a server. For more details, see download.
upload - Science Definition
To transfer data or programs from one's own computer or digital device to a server or host computer. Compare download