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Definition of Upright

Upright
Upright Up"right`, a. (Golf) Designating a club in which the head is approximately at a right angle with the shaft.
Upright
Upright 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.
Upright
Upright Up"right`, a. [AS. upright, uppriht. See Up, and Right, a.] 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. --Dryden. 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. 1. 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 spindle vertical. 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.
Upright
Upright Up"right`, n. Something standing upright, as a piece of timber in a building. See Illust. of Frame.

Meaning of Upright from wikipedia

- upright piano. The grand piano is used for Cl****ical solos, chamber music, and art song, and it is often used in jazz and pop concerts. The upright piano...
- the b**** guitar for the upright b****. Apart from the jazz styles of jazz fusion and Latin-influenced jazz however, the upright b**** is still the dominant...
- direction of down. Another common definition uses a human body, standing upright, as a frame of reference. In that case, up is defined as the direction...
- The upright row is a weight training exercise performed by holding a grips with the overhand grip and lifting it straight up to the collarbone. This is...
- The Upright Citizens Brigade is an improvisational and sketch comedy group that emerged from Chicago's ImprovOlympic in 1990. The original incarnation...
- Upright and Wing, also referred to as Temple and Wing or Gable Front and Wing, is a residential architectural style found in American vernacular architecture...
- The upright jerker was an execution method and device intermittently used in the United States during the 19th and early 20th century. Intended to replace...
- severe lack of water for lengthy periods. Forms range from upright to trailing; the upright forms can reach 1.5 m (5 ft) tall, rarely 2 m (6 ft 7 in)....
- Upright position may refer to: Upright position (electronics), a signal upconverted to the multiplexer band without inverting the frequencies an upright...
- The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (shorter UCB Theatre) is an American improvisational theatre and training center, founded by the Upright Citizens...
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