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uprate

[uhp-reyt] /ʌpˈreɪt/
verb (used with object), uprated, uprating.
1.
to raise in rate, power, size, classification, etc.; upgrade:
to uprate a rocket engine.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; up- + rate1
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  • These activities are being performed in support of planned preventive maintenance and extended power uprate facility upgrades.
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uprate

/ʌpˈreɪt/
verb
1.
raise the value, rate, or size of, upgrade
2.
(photog) to increase the effective speed of (a film) by underexposing, usually up to two stops, and subsequently overdeveloping (pushing the processing)
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