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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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But she screwed herself up to the work in hand, since she could not get out of it, and answered--
He told me to watch out sharp and let him know when the men come in sight again; said they was up to some devilment or other -- wouldn't be gone long.
Well, this evening he comes up to Jerry just as he's going to sit down, and starts to growl.
O, wal, certainly, jest let it go at that," said Haley, alarmed; "you catch the boy for the job;--you allers did trade far with me, Tom, and was up to yer word.
He mistrusted somethin' hed happened up to Johnstown, but for the poor life of him he couldn't remember what, an' he jest drifted araound smilin' an' wonderin'.
I was able to count up to ten; and when April Fool Day come round again, I says to myself, 'Now, old chap, you're one and a eight in it.
He took Rosamond's question as a sign that she withdrew her inward opposition, and kissed her head caressingly when he got up to go away.
Where is the justice that I should give it up to those who have never earned it?
The good woman was making up to her husband's chess-player simply because she had scented in him that small portion of 'femininity,' that drop of superior essence of which I am myself aware; which, I gratefully acknowledge, has saved me from one or two misadventures in my life either ridiculous or lamentable, I am not very certain which.
The other took it, and began to examine it; he smoothed it between his fingers, and held it up to the light; he turned it over, and upside down, and edgeways.