Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ascending grade.

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Examples

  • They rollicked along on the levels and galloped down the hills, but when they struck an up-grade and felt the weight of the breaking-cart, they stopped and turned around and looked at me.

    FOUR HORSES AND A SAILOR

  • People can make a big difference by contributing to organizations on the ground or pressing their representatives to up-grade U.S. policy.

    Greg Behrman - An interview with author

  • "It can't be done," was Charley Drexel's quick judgment of youth, as the machine stopped and they surveyed the acute-angled turn on the stiff up-grade of Aliso.

    WHOSE BUSINESS IS TO LIVE

  • In order to have speed left for the sand after he cleared the stiff up-grade of the V, Drexel was compelled to hit the trough of the V with speed.

    WHOSE BUSINESS IS TO LIVE

  • If you purchase any crank baits you may want to up-grade all of the treble hooks, (bigger is better, as long as the action isn't compromised,) on the bait.

    A Little Lure Help, Please

  • Subsidies could be given for programs involving on-the-job training, which provide work experience and direct contact with employers; subsidies could be given for enrollment in Community College courses; or vouchers could be provided that allow workers to choose ways to up-grade skills on the private markets.

    Job-Creation Idea No. 4: Put Those Young People To Work

  • As can buy a good car for less $ and I need to up-grade my hunting vehicle for use here.

    Be Careful in Bear Country

  • Also, it seems like the LEED certification process is in need of an up-grade and a process to make it more affordable if not free.

    Mayne’s Federal Building Too Sophisticated for LEED | Inhabitat

  • As a result the provincial government would be able to establish more hydro power stations and also to up-grade its existing power houses.

    Provincial Minister for Populatoin Welfare announced for Mega Projects

  • The Churches book is often recommended because it seems that every few years they travel around Mexico again, and up-grade their information.

    Beach Camping - First Timer

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