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Anonymous said: Oct 15th. Where's Up?
Adverb: 1. toward the sky or a higher position. “he jumped up” “up, boys, and at ῾em” 2. to the place where someone is. “Dot didn’t hear Mrs. Parvis come creeping up behind her” 3. at or to a higher level of intensity, volume, or activity. “she turned the volume up” at or to a higher price, value, or rank. “sales are up 22.8 percent at $50.2 million” winning or at an advantage by a specified margin. “there they were in the fourth quarter, up by 11 points” 4. into the desired or a proper condition. “the mayor agreed to set up a committee” so as to be finished or closed. “I’ve got a bit of paperwork to finish up” 5. into a happy mood. “I don’t think anything’s going to cheer me up” 6. displayed on a bulletin board or other publicly visible site. “he put up posters around the city” 7. (of sailing) against the current or the wind. (of a ship’s helm) moved so that the rudder is to leeward. 8. BASEBALL at bat. “every time up, he had a different stance”
Preposition: 1. from a lower to a higher point on (something); upward along. “she climbed up a flight of steps” from one end to another of (a street or other area), not necessarily on an upward slope. “bicycling up Pleasant Avenue toward Maywood Avenue” to a higher part of (a river or stream), away from the sea. “a cruise up the Rhine”
Adjective: 1. directed or moving toward a higher place or position. “the up escalator” PHYSICS denoting a flavor of quark having a charge of + 2/3. Protons and neutrons are thought to be composed of combinations of up and down quarks. 2. in a cheerful mood; ebullient. “the mood here is resolutely up” 3. (of a computer system or industrial process) functioning properly. “the system is now up” 4. at an end. “his contract was up in three weeks” 5. (of a jockey) in the saddle.
Noun: 1. a period of good fortune. “you can’t have ups all the time in football”