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Upgrade   /əpgrˈeɪd/  /ˈəpgrˈeɪd/   Listen
Upgrade

noun
1.
An upward slope or grade (as in a road).  Synonyms: acclivity, ascent, climb, raise, rise.
2.
Software that provides better performance than an earlier version did.
3.
A reservation that is improved.
4.
The property possessed by a slope or surface that rises.  Synonyms: rise, rising slope.
5.
Hardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did.
6.
The act of improving something (especially machinery) by raising it to a higher grade (as by adding or replacing components).






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"Upgrade" Quotes from Famous Books



... looks to be on the upgrade; but it's a safe bet she outlives him, and then think of her with a hundred thousand dollars a year to spend! Talk about honey-pots!—and flies!" After a moment's silence he added, musingly: "Funny how one's ideas ...
— Money Magic - A Novel • Hamlin Garland

... drawing of Section Nineteen from Black's notes. See here——-" Tom rested a pencil point on a portion of the hill depicted on Hazelton's map. "You've drawn that pretty steep. Now, as you'll see by Black's notes, the upgrade at that point is only ...
— The Young Engineers in Colorado • H. Irving Hancock



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