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upgrade

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

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.

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.

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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The new firmware upgrade for the DP-V3010 enables professionals to display and verify video content captured and recorded in the ITU-R BT.
The new firmware upgrades contribute to improved operability by allowing users to easily set color temperature values using the camera's FUNC button.
IGEL Technology, a thin client vendor, announced on Tuesday (2 October) its latest CE firmware upgrade enhancing its range of thin clients.
20 firmware upgrade for the company's network cameras and video servers features support for MPEG-4 Advanced Simple Profile, Unicast support, and improvements to its client decoder, the AXIS Media Control (AMC).
The radio firmware upgrade was jointly funded by the Victorian and Commonwealth governments through Stage 2 of the Connections Project, and was delivered under budget.
As part of the alliance, Lantronix is releasing a free firmware upgrade for the Lantronix SLC console manager, enabling direct interoperability with Server Technology Power Distribution Units (PDU).
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-22 April 2005-Epson offers firmware upgrade for the P-2000 Multimedia Storage Viewer(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
The D-Link AirPlus Turbo firmware upgrade is designed to increase the throughput of the company's wireless networking AirPlus products, leading to faster speeds for users.
0 brings a range of new features including Over-The-Air Device Firmware Upgrade (OTA-DFU), concurrent Peripheral / Broadcaster roles, support for concurrent multiprotocol Bluetooth low energy/2.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-18 April 2005-New firmware upgrade released by Axis Communications(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.