Definition of Upright. Meaning of Upright. Synonyms of Upright
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Definition of Upright
Upright Up"right`, a. (Golf)
Designating a club in which the head is approximately at a
right angle with the shaft.
UprightUpright Up"right`, n. (Basketwork)
A tool made from a flat strip of steel with chisel edges at
both ends, bent into horseshoe, the opening between the
cutting edges being adjustable, used for reducing splits to
skeins. Called in full upright shave. UprightUpright Up"right`, a. [AS. upright, uppriht. See Up, and
1. In an erect position or posture; perpendicular; vertical,
or nearly vertical; pointing upward; as, an upright tree.
With chattering teeth, and bristling hair upright.
All have their ears upright. --Spenser.
2. Morally erect; having rectitude; honest; just; as, a man
upright in all his ways.
And that man [Job] was perfect and upright. --Job i.
3. Conformable to moral rectitude.
Conscience rewards upright conduct with pleasure.
--J. M. Mason.
4. Stretched out face upward; flat on the back. [Obs.] `` He
lay upright.' --Chaucer.
Upright drill (Mach.), a drilling machine having the
Note: This word and its derivatives are usually pronounced in
prose with the accent on the first syllable. But they
are frequently pronounced with the accent on the second
in poetry, and the accent on either syllable is
admissible. UprightUpright Up"right`, n.
Something standing upright, as a piece of timber in a
building. See Illust. of Frame.
Meaning of Upright from wikipedia
- another common definition
uses a human
upright, as a frame
of reference. in that case, up is defined
as the direction
- the double
bass, also called
bass, bass fiddle, bass violin, doghouse
bass, contrabass, bass viol, stand-up bass,
- the mechanical action structure
of the upright piano
in london, england
in 1826 by robert wornum
, and upright models became
- the basic shape
of a typical upright
, or safety
bicycle, has changed little since
- the primate version
is unusual because
the back is close
in humans). humans, gibbons
- upright: upright vacuum cleaners
in the united
and numerous commonwealth
countries, but very unusual
cabinets: upright cabinets
are by far the most common
america. they are usually
made of wood and metal, about
six feet or
- in many games, at each end of the field
of play, there
are two vertical posts
(or uprights) supporting
- today, roman
type are mixed, and most typefaces
of an upright roman style
with an associated italic
- hms upright
was a british
u class submarine
, of the second group
of that class, built
by vickers armstrong
, barrow-in-furness .