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upswell (plural upswells)
- A rising swell.
2007 August 8, Reuters, “Lenovo Shares Soar on Word of Talks to Buy Packard Bell”, New York Times:
- Lenovo, one of a handful of Chinese companies trying to forge a global brand by investing abroad, dropped to fourth globally in the first three months of 2007, but reclaimed the No. 3 spot from Acer a quarter later by riding an upswell of corporate demand.
- (intransitive) To swell upward.