upper


upper
upper [adj1] above high, higher, loftier, more elevated, overhead, top, topmost, uppermost, upward; concept 583 —Ant. below, lower, under upper [adj2] superior beautiful, elevated, elite, eminent, greater, important, more important; concept 555 —Ant. inferior, junior, lower

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  • Upper — Up per, a.; comp. of {Up}. Being further up, literally or figuratively; higher in place, position, rank, dignity, or the like; superior; as, the upper lip; the upper side of a thing; the upper house of a legislature. [1913 Webster] {The upper… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Upper 10 — is a caffeinated lemon lime soft drink, similar to Sprite, 7 Up, or Sierra Mist. It was bottled by RC Cola.However, now that RC Cola is owned by Dr Pepper Snapple Group, bottlers are discontinuing it in favor of the similar and more popular 7… …   Wikipedia

  • Upper — Up per, n. The upper leather for a shoe; a vamp. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Upper — may refer to: * Stimulant drugs * Vamp the part of a shoe on the top of the foot * The top part of some other object or device (gun, etc.) * The more elevated, upstream, or northern part of a town, river, or other geographical feature (e.g., the… …   Wikipedia

  • Upper — (von engl. to upload sth., „etwas hochladen“) ist eine Bezeichnung aus der FXP Szene für jemanden, der Dateien auf einen Server lädt und diese sogenannten Leechern zur Verfügung stellt. Upper verfügen normalerweise über eine leistungsstarke… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Upper [1] — Upper, (engl., spr. Öpper), ober, höher; bes. in Zusammensetzungen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Upper [2] — Upper, Städtischer Bezirk (Township) in der Grafschaft Lawrence des Staates Ohio (Nordamerika), am Ohio River; 3000 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • upper — upper1 /up euhr/, adj. 1. higher, as in place, position, pitch, or in a scale: the upper stories of a house; the upper register of a singer s voice. 2. superior, as in rank, dignity, or station. 3. (of places) at a higher level, more northerly,… …   Universalium

  • upper — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, comparative of 2up Date: 14th century 1. a. higher in physical position, rank, or order < the upper lip > < upper management > b. farther inland < the upper Mississippi > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • upper — See: KEEP A STIFF UPPER LIP, ON ONE S UPPERS …   Dictionary of American idioms


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