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upgrade

1. US and Canadian an upward slope
2. US and Canadian going or sloping upwards
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upgrade

[¦əp¦grād]
(mining engineering)
To increase the commercial value of a coal or mineral product by appropriate treatment.
To increase the quality rating of diamonds beyond or above the rating implied by their particular classification.
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upgrade

(1)
A new or better version of some hardware or software.

Often used in marketroid-speak to mean "bug fix".

upgrade

(2)
The act of developing or installing a new version.
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upgrade

To replace existing software or hardware with a newer version. See upgradable, update, critical update, bugrade and About this encyclopedia.
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Available via a future firmware upgrade, the serial port can also support single-user remote access server (RAS) functionality, enabling a remote user to access resources on the LAN.
The FortiOS 2.5 firmware upgrade extends protection to internet file transfers using the FTP protocol, and adds intrusion prevention and content filtering capabilities that draws on in-built pattern-matching capabilities included on the ASIC, known as Abacus (for Accelerated Behavior and Content Analysis System).
JVC Professional Videohas a firmware upgrade for its GY-HM660 ProHD mobile news cameras.
Canon today announced a new firmware upgrade for the EOS 5D Mark III which adds enhanced features that "improve both video workflow efficiency and still shooting", according to the company.
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Kistler (Novi, Nil) has announced a new firmware upgrade for its Type 2869B CoMo Injection process monitoring system, version 2.3.
The new circuit-switched data capability, which offers an effective data rate of up to 20kb/s, will be provided in the next firmware upgrade to the handset which is scheduled for 31 March 2011.
PlayStation 3 games get more RAM with latest firmware upgrade
A planned firmware upgrade later in the year will allow 3D panoramic pictures.
After testing a fix for the issue, Intel said it expects to issue a firmware upgrade in the next couple of weeks.
For instance, printers purchased from Zebra since the end of December 2004 were designed with a multi-protocol platform that will accept a firmware upgrade, according to Matt Ream, Zebra's senior manager for RFID systems.
To quiet the complaints, Belkin has released a firmware upgrade that rids the routers of the controversial feature, assuming non-technical users can apply it.