from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To transfer (data or programs), usually from a peripheral computer or device to a central, often remote computer.
- intransitive v. To transfer data or programs to a central computer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to transfer data or files from a peripheral or subordinate system to a larger or more central one; especially from a personal computer to an Internet server.
- n. Such a file transfer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. transfer a file or program to a central computer from a smaller computer or a computer at a remote location
From up- + load. (Wiktionary)