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upset

1. a tool used to upset a bar or rivet; swage
2. a forging or bar that has been upset in preparation for further processing

upset

[′əp‚set ( noun ); əp′set ( verb )]
(engineering)
To increase the diameter of a rock drill by blunting the end.
(materials)
A defect occurring in timber as a result of a severe blow that breaks the fibers across the grain of the wood.
(metallurgy)
A localized increase in the cross-sectional area of a metal during working, caused by the application of pressure; enables a head to be formed on fasteners such as bolts.
(mining engineering)
A narrow heading connecting two levels in inclined coal.
A capsized or broken skip.

upset

1. To shorten and thicken by hammering, as a bar of heated metal struck on the end.
2. In the region of a weld, a localized increase in volume resulting from the application of pressure.
3. A defect in timber due to a severe blow that breaks the fibers across the grain.
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THE UPSETTER, a documentary detailing the life of super-genius musician and recording engineer Lee "Scratch" Perry, is an epic trove of unseen footage and unheard sounds from 1970s (and earlier) Jamaica ...
(58.) This is featured in the Long Retreat notes of November 1881: "God gave things a forward and perpetual motion; the Devil, that is I thrower of things off the track, upsetter, mischiefmaker, clashing one with another" (Sermons, pp.
Emma was the historic upsetter who won two more and then got beat.
In the precious time left, 83-year-old Lee Perry - Jamaica's influential self-styled 'Upsetter' - has decided to tell his story in sound.
LEE "SCRATCH" PERRY A true living legend, there's nobody quite like The Upsetter. Catch the pioneer of dub reggae at Glasgow's O2 ABC.
not so much a cliff-hanger, but an upsetter if you will.
The Devon-born singer's vocals sound uncannily similar to Space Oddity Bowie on strong opener The Upsetter, while Month Of Sundays also has the feel of that era.