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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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The benefit of landing uphill is less than the penalty for taking off uphill.
The hearing was told Mr Uphill then left the house and threatened to kill himself, and said he did not want her at his funeral.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of arch support insoles on the heart rate (HR), peak oxygen uptake (V[O.sub.2]), and median frequency (MDF) of lower-limb muscles during uphill and downhill walking in persons with flatfoot.
A spokesman for Red Bull Neptune Steps said: "We believe this is the toughest open-water swimming race in the UK and definitely the world's only uphill swimming race.
"It's very stop-start, but we're doing the best we can we've been fighting an uphill battle for quite a while," said Nicky Henderson.
The companies agreed to merge after a bidding war involving ISSI, Uphill and US chipmaker Cypress Semiconductor Corp,
Car Park E is an undulating but mostly uphill gravel track.
Uphill Battle: Reflections On Viet Nam Counterinsurgency documents why a major nation and military powerhouse lost to a relatively small country, and comes from an author who was assigned to Viet Nam in 1962 as a young Foreign Service officer.
It is a long uphill walk to the bus station, especially if you have some shopping to carry.
Key speakers include Carolyn Uphill, chair of the National Landlords Association.