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upright 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈəpˌrīt/,
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Vertical; erect,
  1. Vertical; erect
    • - the posts must be in an upright position
  2. (of a piano) Having vertical strings

  3. Greater in height than breadth
    • - an upright freezer
  4. Denoting a device designed to be used in a vertical position
    • - an upright vacuum cleaner
  5. (of a person or their behavior) Strictly honorable or honest
    • - an upright member of the community
Noun
  1. A post or rod fixed vertically, esp. as a structural support
    • - the stone uprights of the parapet
  2. The vertical posts extending up from the goal post, between which a field goal must pass to score

  3. An upright piano

Adverb
  1. In or into a vertical position
    • - she was sitting upright in bed

  1. in a vertical position; not sloping; "an upright post"
  2. a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights"
  3. a piano with a vertical sounding board
  4. good: of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"
  5. erect: upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"
  6. (uprightly) honorably: in an honorable manner; "he acted honorably"
  7. The most common relative directions are ', , , , , and . No absolute direction corresponds to any of the relative directions. This is a consequence of the translational invariance of the laws of physics: nature, loosely speaking, behaves the same no matter what direction one moves. ...
  8. Any vertical part of a structure, especially one of the goal posts in sports; A word clued by the successive initial, middle, or final letters of the cross-lights in a double acrostic or triple acrostic; An upright piano; Vertical; erect; Greater in height than breadth; Of good morals; ...
  9. (Uprighting) An ability of the child to move up against the gravity.
  10. (Uprights) Vertical members supporting the sides of a trench.
  11. (Uprights) vertical pipes used in pipe and drape, uprights can be fixed heights or adjustable.
  12. (Uprights) vertical members of a trench shoring system placed in contact with the earth & usually positioned so that individual members do not contact each other. ...
  13. (Uprights) The outer vertical posts of a chair.
  14. (Uprights (Front/Rear)) Vertical tubes on FreeRadical that accept your V-racks/P-Racks. They also have Boss Hog brazed on, providing the contact points for your donor bike's rear dropouts. The new FreeRadical also has a FreeLoader braze on to attach the new style FreeLoaders.
  15. (Uprights) Detachable wood pieces stretching from the gunwale to the gang plank on a commercial (or working) narrowboat.
  16. (Uprights) The metal or plastic rods that conned the envelope to the basket and hold the burner up.
  17. (Uprights) The vertical ends of a jump that have the hardware or jump cups for holding up the bars or planks. A decorative wing may be attached to each upright. Also called standards.
  18. (Uprights) Vertical numbers used in the storage rack for identification purposes.
  19. (Uprights) Vertical posts, pipes or beams, mounted into the ground that keep the sign erect.
  20. (Uprights) Wood members that are vertical on a chair back which continues as one piece into the legs.
  21. (Uprights) part of the goalpost that the ball must go between to score a PAT or field goal.
  22. A term given to books bound on the longer dimension.
  23. Upright handlebars are used on most of the world's bicycles. They permit a fairly erect posture of the upper body, and are more comfortable for cyclists who ride at a low intensity level. Cyclists seeking greater speed or efficiency often prefer drop handlebars. ...
  24. a traditional cleaner that uses a rotating brush as well as suction. Especially suitable for large floor areas
  25. To swing with a steep vertical plane.