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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
download a file (=move a copy of it from the Internet or another computer to your computer)
▪ It just takes a few seconds to download the file.
download a program
▪ You can download the program and use it free of charge for 90 days.
download software
▪ Users can download the software without charge.
download sth from a website
▪ Home study materials can be downloaded from their website.
download sth from the Internet
▪ I downloaded the file from the Internet.
▪ Instead of waiting for the whole file to download before playing it, Flash will start playback as the download starts.
▪ Huge files download in a few seconds and gigantic files in a couple of minutes.
▪ You download this program, install it, and your browser will call on it when need be.
▪ Most free ISPs require you to download dial-up programs from their Web site.
▪ As you download versions of programs, delete the old one.
▪ There users can also download programs for use on their own computers.
▪ Computer users can download the program and use it free of charge for 90 days.
▪ It comes complete with the links to download the software that needed for video phone calls and such like.
▪ It uses digital signatures and requires recipients to download free software to read the electronic postmark.
▪ They download their software and information across the network each time they are switched on.
▪ Cable operators will be able to download software through the cable system into the set-tops.
▪ Muddying the issue of how much pirated software is on the Internet is the tremendous amount of software legally available to download.
▪ Mplayer supports a number of games and requires an Internet account and some time downloading special software.
▪ Users can download the software without charge.
▪ Before downloading any beta software, check the appropriate Usenet news group or online service forum for possible complaints about the software.
▪ The debuggers allow users to download and debug source code in real-time.
▪ Mac users can download the software free at http: / / www. microsoft. com / ie /.
▪ There users can also download programs for use on their own computers.
▪ As early as today a federal judge could order Napster to halt users from downloading copyrighted music.
▪ Computer users can download the program and use it free of charge for 90 days.
Download your favorite songs by clicking here.
▪ Cable operators will be able to download software through the cable system into the set-tops.
▪ Images and sounds are available for downloading.
▪ Microsoft charges $ 20 for downloading.
▪ Speed constraints on the World Wide Web can make downloading photographs of merchandise frustratingly slow.
▪ The debuggers allow users to download and debug source code in real-time.
▪ You can download a copy of the program containing the test trigger.
▪ You can download them for your own use.
▪ You can buy some very advanced email admin software or you can choose to download some equally fine shareware.
▪ Clicking on a directory will open it, clicking on a file or dragging and dropping it should start the download.
▪ Current tests show a maximum speed of about 6 megabits per second for downloads and about 640 kilobits per second upstream.
▪ It's a popular download from bulletin boards and is one of the best shareware products you can get.
▪ It will get these downloads in the middle of the night when traffic is light, or whenever you ask it to.
▪ Which is handy for large files as it's faster and can resume broken downloads.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1977 (n.), 1980 (v.), from down (adv.) + load (v.). Related: Downloaded; downloading.


n. 1 A file transfer to the local computer, especially one in progress. 2 A file that has been, or will be transferred in this way. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To transfer (computer data, especially as one or more file) from a remote computer (server) to a local computer, usually via a network. 2 (context transitive nonstandard English) upload; to copy a file from a local computer to a remote computer via a network. 3 (context transitive nonstandard English) to transfer a file to or from removable medi

  1. 4 (context transitive nonstandard English) to install software.


v. transfer a file or program from a central computer to a smaller computer or to a computer at a remote location [ant: upload]


In computer networks, to download is to receive data from a remote system, typically a server such as a web server, an FTP server, an email server, or other similar systems. This contrasts with uploading, where data is sent to a remote server.

A download is a file offered for downloading or that has been downloaded, or the process of receiving such a file.

Download (TV series)

Download (formerly Friday Night Download) is an Australian TV show hosted by Friday Night Games hosts Mike Goldman, Ryan Fitzgerald and Bree Amer. The show first aired on 26 October 2007. A second series began on 17 October 2008, but the show was pulled from schedules only two episodes into its run.

Download (band)

Download is a Canadian electronic music group formed by Dwayne Goettel and cEvin Key of Skinny Puppy in 1994. The initial lineup also included Off & Gone's Phil Western and Mark Spybey of Dead Voices on Air, but has since been particularly fluid, with Key and Western being the only constant members following Goettel's death. Download's music has been described as post-industrial, drawing from the band's genesis as part of Skinny Puppy but also sharing common stylistic ground with such artists as Aphex Twin and Autechre. The primary instrumentation common throughout their albums is a blend of synthesizers and sampled instruments; the music is particularly centered on elements of percussion and rhythm.

Other artists that have been involved are Genesis P. Orridge, Anthony Valcic, Bill Van Rooy, and Ken Marshall. Earlier releases frequently included vocal elements and lyrics, but since III (and Mark Spybey's departure in 1996) their work has been strictly instrumental.

Download (disambiguation)

Download is transferring a file to or from another computer.

Download may refer to:

  • Download (band), a band with Cevin Key and Phil Western
  • "Download" (song), a 2009 song by rapper Lil' Kim
  • Download (TV series), an Australian television series
  • Download (game show), a 2000–2002 Australian children's game show for Nine Network
  • Download Festival, a British rock festival
  •, the world's largest Internet download directory website
  • Download: The True Story of the Internet, a documentary television series about Internet history
  • Downloaded (Battlestar Galactica), a 2006 Battlestar Galactica Season 2 episode
  • Downloaded (film), a 2013 documentary film
  • File sharing, the uploading and downloading of files over a distributed peer network
  • Music download, the transferral of music from an Internet-facing computer or website to a user's local desktop computer
Download (Lil' Kim song)

"Download" is a promotional single by rapper Lil' Kim. It features R&B singers T-Pain and Charlie Wilson and was written by Lil' Kim and T-Pain and produced by Trackmasters. The song samples " Computer Love" by Zapp. It peaked at number 21 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. It eventually made it to the top 10 US Urban Radio airplay and climbed to #10 with 2171 hits. The single was certified Gold by the RIAA for sales over 500,000 copies.

Download (game show)

Download is an Australian children's game show aired on the Nine Network in 2000 until 2002, It hosted by Scott McRae in 2000-2001 and it replaced Now You See It, Nathan Lloyd in 2001-2002 and Emily Jade O'Keefe in 2002. The co-host is Miss Bytes (shown on TV in the studio).

Usage examples of "download".

It traveled not only outward, seemingly building and expanding every minute, but also down the download tunnel, through the linkage transmission lines to the Anchors, and seized and cut the master computers.

There were four carts loaded with missiles and aviation ordnance men standing by, just waiting to download the antiair missiles Tombstone had flown in with.

The Swiftwing automanual gave scant coverage to those details, and Ayla downloaded a UNSN space combat text to his beltcomp from hers.

Ulan Bator, which for your information is the black market downloading capital of Asia.

The only technique he had was the one Bolos use for downloading the memories of other Bolos under emergency field conditions, so that was the one he used.

Since there was, properly speaking, no artificial intelligence which did not have at least a portion of its start in a downloaded human personality, all free converts were based upon some human model who had, because of ethics or money, released the free convert into the grist and gone his or her own way.

While the photographer worked on one task, Dexter returned to the cybercafe, enquired after the United Arab Emirates and downloaded everything he could get.

Wagner team was reactivated, had created another cybernetically enhanced individual, I broke through their fire walls and security system and finally downloaded your file.

I patched through a quick call to the satellite server, asking for an immediate downlink download.

A failed experiment with an annoying subscription model gave way to unrestricted access to the full contents of the Encyclopaedia and much more besides: specially commissioned articles, fora, an annotated internet guide, news in context, downloads and shopping.

Those of you who want to download any Etext before announcement can get to them as follows, and just download by date.

DBT, confessed to me that DBT merely downloaded the lists from the dozen states that make the data available publicly, such as Texas.

She rummaged through the downloaded Pax Base Bombasino files to identify the sleeping trooper -- a Lusian named Gerrin Pawtz, thirty-eight standard years old, a lazy, initiative-free alcohol addict, two years away from retirement, six demotions and three sentences to brigtime in his file, assignments relegated to garrison duty and the most mundane base tasks -- and then she deleted the file.

What but cybernetic technology had allowed, the downloading of those patterns that were human personality into organometallic matrices, and their joining to form something immensely more than the sum of them, and its fostering and guidance of nature everywhere around a whole world?

Pentagon mesh, sent a false message to Lieutenant Dreymore, took over this Redbird, downloaded a rogue AI into its brain, and dumped us here, all without my people twigging to it?