Upstream Meaning and Definition


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Upstream meaning

Word: Upstream

How to pronounce: ʌpˈstriːm

Adverb

Definitions:

1. In the opposite direction from that in which a stream or river flows; nearer to the source.

Example sentences: "A lone motor cruiser rumbled upstream"

2. In or towards the part of a sequence of genetic material where transcription takes place earlier than at a given point.

3. At a stage in the process of gas or oil extraction and production before the raw material is ready for refining.

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Moving or situated in the opposite direction from that in which a stream or river flows.

2. Situated in or towards the part of a sequence of genetic material where transcription takes place earlier than at a given point.

3. Relating to the stages in the process of gas or oil extraction and production before the raw material is ready for refining.


Synonyms:

head water

headrace

headwater

ascending streams

updraught

ascending current

upriver


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Upstream in Other Languages...

Spanish: Ascendente

German: Vorgelagert

French:

Italian: Controcorrente

Turkish: Akıntıya karşı


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