bottom-up ottom-up adj. (Computers) planning or building the smallest parts first; as, bottom-up programming. Opposite of {top-down}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Bottom-up — may refer to:* In business development, a bottom up approach means that the adviser takes the needs and wishes of the would be entrepreneur as the starting point, rather than a market opportunity (which would be a top down approach). * Top down… …   Wikipedia

  • bottom-up — UK US /ˌbɒtəmˈʌp/ US  /ˈbɑːṱ / adjective [before noun] MANAGEMENT ► starting at the lowest levels or from the smallest details of an organization, system, plan, etc.: »In the bottom up approach, investment analysts produce earnings forecasts on… …   Financial and business terms

  • bottom-up — adj a bottom up plan is one in which you decide on practical details before thinking about general principles ≠ ↑top down …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bottom-up — adjective BRITISH starting with details rather than a general idea: a bottom up approach to problem solving ─ compare TOP DOWN 2 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bottom up — (izg. bȁtm ȁp) m DEFINICIJA ekon. tehnika mijenjanja organizacijske strukture poduzeća, ovisi o sudjelovanju članova poduzeća u procesu promjena ETIMOLOGIJA engl.: odozdo prema gore …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Bottom-up — Als Top down (engl., etwa „von oben nach unten“) und Bottom up (engl., etwa „von unten nach oben“) werden zwei entgegengesetzte Vorgehensweisen bezeichnet, die in verschiedenen Sinnzusammenhängen verwendet werden. Top down bezeichnet eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bottom-up — Technologie bottom up Une technique dite ascendante ou approche bottom up (lit. de bas en haut) se caractérise par une suite de processus qui apportent chacun une partie fondamentale de l édifice qu elle cherche à produire. La construction d une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bottom-up — adjective of an approach to a problem that begins with details and works up to the highest conceptual level bottom up parser a bottom up model of the reading process • Ant: ↑top down …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottom-up — /bot euhm up /, adj. of, pertaining to, or originating with the common people, nonprofessionals, or the lower ranks of an organization: The five day workweek was a bottom up movement some business leaders and politicians finally supported. * * * …   Universalium

  • bottom-up — adjective Date: 1976 progressing upward from the lowest levels (as of a stratified organization or system) < bottom up management > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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