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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

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From up- +‎ load. (Wiktionary)

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