upsweep

[v. uhp-sweep; n. uhp-sweep]
verb (used with object), upswept, upsweeping.
1.
to sweep upward.
verb (used without object), upswept, upsweeping.
2.
to be arranged in an upsweep.
noun
3.
a sweeping upward, as an increase in elevation or a steep slope.
4.
a hairdo produced by having the hair combed or brushed upward to the top of the head; an upswept hairdo.
5.
a strongly pronounced rise in activity, as in business.
6.
a curved shape of the lower jaw of some animals.

Origin:
1885–90; up- + sweep

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upsweep
 
n
1.  a curve or sweep upwards
2.  (US), (Canadian) an upswept hairstyle
 
vb , -sweeps, -sweeping, -swept
3.  to sweep, curve, or brush or be swept, curved, or brushed upwards

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