Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of uprate.
  • noun The assignment of a higher rating
  • noun An upgrade

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Examples

  • The little-publicized practice, known as uprating, has expanded the country's nuclear capacity without the financial risks, public anxiety and political obstacles that have halted the construction of new plants for the last 15 years.

    latimes.com - News

  • Osborne recently floated the idea of uprating payments in line with average earnings, a lower figure.

    The Guardian World News

  • On top of that, there's a process called uprating whereby these operators can apply to increase the rate in which to operate the plant and in some cases up to 120% of design capacity.

    Democracy Now!

  • The installed capacity has increased slightly through "uprating," or technical improvements at existing plants that increase electricity generation.

    marklynas.org - home

  • Treasury documents disclosed that the total cost to the economy of the benefits "uprating" will be £700milion in 2010-11.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • The installed capacity has increased slightly through "uprating," or technical improvements at existing plants that increase electricity generation.

    Web Edition | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

  • The installed capacity has increased slightly through "uprating," or technical improvements at existing plants that increase electricity generation.

    Web Edition | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

  • Agreements reached in recent years: to use the CPI instead of RPI when uprating pensions for inflation, raising the retirement age to 65 for new entrants, and less generous accrual rates – are in line to lop 25% off the future bill for public pensions.

    Hutton report: he's no friend of gold-plated pensioners

  • Unions said they had made no progress on the most contentious proposals – to increase public sector workers' contributions, change the system of uprating schemes, and raise the pension age for government employees.

    Public sector strikes to go ahead after talks fail

  • Unions said they had made no progress on the most contentious proposals – to increase public sector workers' contributions, change the system of uprating schemes, and raise the pension age for government employees.

    Public sector strikes to go ahead after talks fail

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