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up

Transport of or relating to a train or trains to a more important place or one regarded as higher

up

[əp]
(engineering)
Fully in operation.
(graphic arts)
In flat-bed terminology, indicating one or more documents being in position to photograph, for example, two up.

up

(jargon)
Working, in order. E.g. "The down escalator is up."

Opposite: down.

up

(1) A device that is currently working.

(2) (uP) (microProcessor) uP is an alternate spelling for µP. Micro comes from the Greek mikros, which means "small," and the symbol is µ. See microprocessor.
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The hearing was told Mr Uphill then left the house and threatened to kill himself, and said he did not want her at his funeral.
Uphill, born in Trecynedd, was the first man to average over 100mph for a lap of the Isle of Man TT races on a production motorcycle with a Triumph Bonneville 750cc in 1969.
But they face an uphill effort as the smoke of revolution hasn't quite dissipated and Europe, a key source of tourists, looks to be slipping into recession.
But a ball hit from, say, 4 o'clock must roll uphill along a curve to reach the hole.
The Nitrofreeze[R] Uphill Quenching Process eliminates the resident residual stresses in the raw cast or forged aluminum block as well those that are created during CNC machining operations," he added.
Funded by Geographical, the magazine of the Royal Geographical Society in London, to travel the length of the Casiquiare that apparently defies the laws of nature and flows uphill, Starks and Murcutt noted other paradoxes.
Summary: Liverpool and Fulham face uphill battles after losing in the first legs of their Europa League clash.
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It's Uphill Most of the Way Down" is a memoir of a young man who accepted a dangerous northern exploration job at the tail end of the sixties.
Although it may not seem logical, you have to aim lower on both uphill and downhill shots than you would on flat ground at the same distance because your arrow doesn't drop as much at a given distance when it is going uphill or downhill.