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upper


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Upper  \Up"per\,  n. 
  The  upper  leather  for  a  shoe;  a  vamp. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Upper  \Up"per\,  a.;  comp.  of  {Up}. 
  Being  further  up  literally  or  figuratively;  higher  in  place 
  position,  rank,  dignity,  or  the  like  superior;  as  the  upper 
  lip;  the  upper  side  of  a  thing  the  upper  house  of  a 
  legislature. 
 
  {The  upper  hand},  the  superiority;  the  advantage.  See  {To 
  have  the  upper  hand},  under  {Hand}.  --Jowett  (Thucyd.). 
 
  {Upper  Bench}  (Eng.  Hist.),  the  name  of  the  highest  court  of 
  common  law  (formerly  King's  Bench)  during  the 
  Commonwealth. 
 
  {Upper  case},  the  top  one  of  a  pair  of  compositor's  cases. 
  See  the  Note  under  1st  {Case},  n.,  3. 
 
  {Upper  covert}  (Zo["o]l.),  one  of  the  coverts  situated  above 
  the  bases  of  the  tail  quills. 
 
  {Upper  deck}  (Naut.),  the  topmost  deck  of  any  vessel;  the 
  spar  deck. 
 
  {Upper  leather},  the  leather  for  the  vamps  and  quarters  of 
  shoes. 
 
  {Upper  strake}  (Naut.),  the  strake  next  to  the  deck,  usually 
  of  hard  wood,  and  heavier  than  the  other  strakes. 
 
  {Upper  ten  thousand},  or  (abbreviated)  {Upper  ten},  the  ten 
  thousand,  more  or  less  who  are  highest  in  position  or 
  wealth;  the  upper  class;  the  aristocracy.  [Colloq.] 
 
  {Upper  topsail}  (Naut.),  the  upper  half  of  a  double  topsail. 
 
 
  {Upper  works}  (Naut.),  all  those  parts  of  the  hull  of  a 
  vessel  that  are  properly  above  water. 
 
  {Upper  world}. 
  a  The  atmosphere. 
  b  Heaven. 
  c  This  world;  the  earth;  --  in  distinction  from  the 
  {underworld}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  upper 
  adj  1:  higher  in  place  or  position;  "the  upper  bunk";  "in  the  upper 
  center  of  the  picture";  "the  upper  stories" 
  2:  the  topmost  one  of  two 
  3:  superior  in  rank  or  accomplishment;  "the  upper  half  of  the 
  class" 
  n  1:  the  higher  of  two  berths  [syn:  {upper  berth}] 
  2:  the  part  of  a  shoe  or  boot  above  the  sole 
  3:  a  central  nervous  system  stimulant  that  increases  energy  and 
  decreases  appetite;  used  to  treat  narcolepsy  and  some 
  forms  of  depression  [syn:  {amphetamine},  {pep  pill},  {speed}] 




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