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upright

[′əp‚rīt]
(civil engineering)
A vertical structural member, post, or stake.

upright

1. A vertical piece of timber or stone.
2. A vertical structural member.
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Square being now arrived in the middle of the room, in which part only he could stand upright, looked at Jones with a very grave countenance, and said to him, "Well, sir, I see you enjoy this mighty discovery, and, I dare swear, take great delight in the thoughts of exposing me; but if you will consider the matter fairly, you will find you are yourself only to blame.
At the end of upright spear-shafts the long tufts of dyed horse-hair waved crimson and filmy in the gust of wind; and beyond the blaze of hedges the brook of limpid quick water ran invisible and loud under the drooping grass of the bank, with a great murmur, passionate and gentle.
Look at him; he stands upright in the tossed bow of the flying boat; wrapt in fleecy foam, the towing whale is forty feet ahead.
So if you live in a small apartment or have limited storage area, an upright freezer may be the perfect choice.
MR Scanning company Fonar (NASDAQ:FONR) reported on Monday the completion of the sale of its UPRIGHT MRI scanner to its German customer, Medserena.
Head of gorillas Phil Ridges said: "All gorillas have the ability to stand upright to some degree, although they often choose not to.
Fit hinges to the door upright and catches to the door.
Since the introduction of the FONAR UPRIGHT MRI in 2001 until June 30, 2007, the company has sold 150 UPRIGHT Multi-Position MRIs and installed 121.
However, in over 90% of cases the damage is restricted to the first 1000mm of the upright frame.
I find that the tube, when placed upright and held firmly against the player's spine, is just wide and solid enough to provide a temporary safe support--almost like a skinny chair back to release against.
The study showed 31 per cent of upright Dysons up to six years old needed repairs.
In a certain recumbent position, you can actually pedal for a longer time and with more power [than on an upright bike], because it's a more efficient hip and knee angle," says Too.