noun Date: 1828 a stroke (as of a pen) made in an upward direction

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  • Upstroke — Up stroke , n. An upward stroke, especially the stroke, or line, made by a writing instrument when moving upward, or from the body of the writer, or a line corresponding to the part of a letter thus made. [1913 Webster] Some upstroke of an Alpha… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upstroke — ► NOUN ▪ an upwards stroke …   English terms dictionary

  • upstroke — [up′strōk΄] n. 1. an upward stroke or movement 2. a line, brush mark, etc. made with an upward stroke …   English World dictionary

  • upstroke — /up strohk /, n. an upward stroke, esp. of a pen or pencil, or of a piston in a vertical cylinder. [1820 30; UP + STROKE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • upstroke — noun the upward stroke of a brush, piston etc Ant: downstroke …   Wiktionary

  • Upstroke — Верхнее положение; Движение вверх (поршня, элеватора); Черта, направленная вверх (в рукописи); Движение вверх …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • upstroke — Mawdesley Glossary the conclusion agreed upon or decision taken after a conference …   English dialects glossary

  • upstroke — англ. [а/пстроук] движение смычком вверх …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • upstroke — n. upward movement (as in handwriting) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • upstroke — noun an upwards stroke …   English new terms dictionary

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