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slope, upward acclivity
upward slope or grade (as in a road) acclivity , ascent , climb , raise , rise , upgrade
upward slope acclivity , rise , rise
artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes ack-ack , ack-ack gun , antiaircraft , antiaircraft gun , flack , flak , pom-pom
wind traveling upward or rising, of a anabatic
graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks antelope
move upward arise , climb
well drilled through impermeable strata into strata that receive water from a higher altitude so there is pressure to force the water to flow upward artesian well
act of changing location in an upward direction ascending , ascension , ascent , rise
movement upward ascension , ascent , rise , rising
long-legged web-footed black-and-white shorebird with slender upward-curving bill avocet
extension upward of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front; normal in infants under the age of two years but a sign of brain or spinal cord injury in older persons Babinski , Babinski reflex , Babinski sign
weightlifting exercise in which you lie on your back on a bench and press weights upward bench press
atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward blue jets , jets
fungous disease of lettuce that first rots lower leaves and spreads upward bottom rot
large often savage buffalo of southern Africa having upward-curving horns; mostly in game reserves Cape buffalo , Synercus caffer
brain fissure extending upward on the lateral surface of both hemispheres; separates the frontal and parietal lobes central sulcus , fissure of Rolando , Rolando's fissure , sulcus centralis
runs upward in the neck and divides into the external and internal carotid arteries common carotid , common carotid artery
flat-topped or convex inflorescence in which the individual flower stalks grow upward from various points on the main stem to approximately the same height; outer flowers open first corymb
domed rock formation where a core of rock has moved upward and pierced through the more brittle overlying strata diapir
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