2-up

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

2-up (countable and uncountable, plural 2-ups)

  1. (gaming) An item that grants the player two extra lives in the game.
  2. (video games, uncountable) In a game with multiple players, an indicator or identifier of player 2.
    • 1982, Harlington Wood, Jr., Atari v. North American Philips Consumer Electronics Corp., 672 F.2d 607, n. 2 (7th Cir. 1982):
      Before any player registers points, the PAC-MAN scoring table displays in white "1 UP" and "2 UP" where the scores will appear.
    • 1998, Sega Genesis, Frogger 1998 - Walkthrough:
      This is the players turn (1-up or 2-up)

Adjective[edit]

2-up (not comparable)

  1. (printing) Alternative form of two-up.

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