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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 upgrades for the Superchargers will greatly improve the service of Tesla to its customers.
For more information on how you can book to book your upgrade call 2552444 or visit the sole agents for Land Rover in Sri Lanka, SML Frontier Automotive, a member of the Access Group at its showroom located at 74, Flower Road Colombo 07
To showcase what an upgrade feels like, Virgin Atlantic staged a social experiment at London Heathrow where unsuspecting passengers were given surprise upgrades.
Upgrades from Economy to Economy Plus are available for flights between Manila and Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh, Doha, Kuwait.
The Primus Elite cockpit upgrade improves safety and comfort for pilots by providing more situational awareness through enhanced flight-control monitoring and with an upgraded graphical user interface that displays information in pilots' primary field of vision, helping them make inflight decisions more quickly.
OWC drive upgrade kits for Apple iMac computers are available immediately with prices starting at $39.00.
A recent CIMdata commentary report titled Aras Innovator: Redefining Customization & Upgrades states, “This [no-cost version-to-version upgrades] is a rather bold guarantee given the historic challenges the industry has experienced with upgrading highly customized PLM deployments.” The report goes on to explain, “[We] discovered that there was much more to the story than just a contractual guarantee.
The upgrade prices are the same as those for Windows 7 Home
The upgrade does the most thorough job when migrating a machine from Windows 7, which is the only edition that conducts a "full" upgrade, the label for an upgrade that brings along everything, including data files, user accounts, Windows settings and installed applications.
Military aircraft bombers (the B-52, the Tupolev 95) and fighters (the F16, the MiG-21, the MiG-23, etc.) have gained world acknowledgement and after numerous upgrade procedures continue to operate, meeting modern requirements for aircraft.
Once these specific homes are occupied, Avistele will not unnecessarily upgrade those homes further, because once a home is upgraded, it is difficult to scale back those features later.
Microsoft launched a promotion that discounts Windows 7 upgrades as much as 58% when customers also buy a new Windows 7 PC.<p>The deal, which was available Thursday from the likes of Amazon.com and Staples, applies when consumers purchase a new computer equipped with Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate.<p>Staples, for instance, will sell a copy of Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade for $49.99, a 58% savings compared to the $119.99 list price, when buyers also purchase a new Windows 7 PC.