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upset

1. a tool used to upset a bar or rivet; swage
2. a forging or bar that has been upset in preparation for further processing

upset

[′əp‚set ( noun ); əp′set ( verb )]
(engineering)
To increase the diameter of a rock drill by blunting the end.
(materials)
A defect occurring in timber as a result of a severe blow that breaks the fibers across the grain of the wood.
(metallurgy)
A localized increase in the cross-sectional area of a metal during working, caused by the application of pressure; enables a head to be formed on fasteners such as bolts.
(mining engineering)
A narrow heading connecting two levels in inclined coal.
A capsized or broken skip.

upset

1. To shorten and thicken by hammering, as a bar of heated metal struck on the end.
2. In the region of a weld, a localized increase in volume resulting from the application of pressure.
3. A defect in timber due to a severe blow that breaks the fibers across the grain.
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Mansour also said that Al-Sisi is upset that Ahmed won because Amr El-Shoubky lost against him.
We are totally bemused as to where her upset has come from
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Aftermath Hague added: "I am very upset that it seems our soldiers were often sent into action without the necessary equipment because of poor political decision making, that there was no plan for the aftermath of the invasion of Iraq.
May I suggest that Upset Indian help to tidy up his own country's backyard before preaching to a traveller venting his disappointment in an international newspaper.
Quartz Hill (9-3-1, 3-1) was upset by Highland of Palmdale the next day, when the Bulldogs pushed across two runs in the top of the eighth inning of a 4-2 league win.
Sanchez said the regulars who sip coffee at his counter are upset, but feel somewhat helpless to do anything.
The most popular upset pick of the first round is Hofstra to defeat Oklahoma St.
She went to Nagano as the heavy favorite, skated tentatively and was upset by teammate Tara Lipinski.
In the co-featured bouts, Willy Wise upset six-time world champion Julio Cesar Chavez in a 10-round unanimous decision and Christy Martin reclaimed the women's pound-for-pound title with a fifth-round technical knockout of Daniella Somers.
They upset us, and we got after it in (the Valencia) game to redeem ourselves in a way, but also to put ourselves back on top,'' Thomas said.