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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - In the direction against a stream's current adv. - Toward the source or against the current.

Usage examples (38)
  • Most of our profitability comes from what we call the upstream business, so we're producing oil from old fields that have been produced for years and years.
  • Casting upstream is best ... fish typically swim upstream not downstream ..
  • Also, the poster upstream is absolutely correct that WWI still reverberates today.
  • It would also be nice if the spec supported the new “icon-less” menus in upstream GNOME. for more
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