download
I. noun Date: 1977 an act or instance of downloading something; also the item downloaded II. transitive verb Date: 1979 to transfer (as data or files) from a usually large computer to the memory of another device (as a smaller computer) • downloadable adjective

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  • download — |daunelôude| s. m. 1.  [Informática] Descarregamento de dados de um computador remoto para um computador local. 2.  [Informática] fazer download: transferir para um computador. = DESCARREGAR • Plural: downloads.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • download — 1977 (n.), 1980 (v.), from DOWN (Cf. down) (adv.) + LOAD (Cf. load) (v.). Related: Downloaded; downloading …   Etymology dictionary

  • download — /daunˈloud, ingl. ˈdaunˌləud/ [vc. ingl., propr. «scaricamento», comp. di down «giù» e di un deriv. del v. to load «caricare»] s. m. inv. (elab.) scaricamento CFR. upload …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • download — [v] transfer data from one computer system to another boot up, compute, computerize, crunch numbers*, digitize, initialize, input, keyboard, key in, load, log in, log out, program, run; concepts 211,217,223 …   New thesaurus

  • download — Computing ► VERB ▪ copy (data) from one computer system to another or to a disk. ► NOUN ▪ the act or process of downloading. DERIVATIVES downloadable adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • download — [doun′lōd΄] vt., vi. to load or transfer (a file or program) from a central computer, bulletin board, etc. to a terminal, personal computer, etc.: distinguished from UPLOAD …   English World dictionary

  • download — ▪ I. download down‧load 1 [ˌdaʊnˈləʊd ǁ ˈloʊd] verb [transitive] COMPUTING to move computer software or information from one computer to another, usually from a large computer to a smaller one: • If you can log on to the network, you can download …   Financial and business terms

  • Download — Herunterladen (ugs. runterladen) oder auch downloaden ist ein Begriff aus der elektronischen Datenverarbeitung. Es wird damit die Übertragung von Daten von einem Computer in einem Netzwerk oder im Internet zum eigenen Computer (Client) bezeichnet …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Download — Down|load 〈[ daʊnloʊd] n. 15 oder m. 6; EDV〉 Ggs Upload 1. das Herunterladen, Kopieren von Dateien (z. B. aus dem Internet) auf den eigenen Computer 2. 〈umg.〉 die heruntergeladenen, kopierten Dateien selbst [<engl. down „unter; herab …   Universal-Lexikon

  • download — I UK [ˌdaʊnˈləʊd] / US [ˈdaʊnˌloʊd] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms download : present tense I/you/we/they download he/she/it downloads present participle downloading past tense downloaded past participle downloaded computing to move… …   English dictionary

  • download — 1. noun /ˌdaʊnˈləʊd,ˈdaʊnˌloʊd/ a) A file transfer to the local computer, especially one in progress. The download took longer than I expected. b) A file that has been, or will be transferred in this way. I got the download but it wouldnt work on …   Wiktionary

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