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Higher, as in place or position; The part of a shoe above the sole.

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Usage examples (34)
  • We will make a stone wall against the upper river to the west and hold back steamy clouds and rain of Wu peaks.
  • The upper half of the class
  • The term upper layer is sometimes used to refer to any layer above another layer in the OSI model.
  • I'm going to assume by the term upper thighs, you're referring to entire upper leg area (all the way around the leg).
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