upping

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

upping

  1. Present participle of up.

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Noun[edit]

upping (plural uppings)

  1. The act of increasing something.
    • 1942, Canada. Parliament. House of Commons, Official Report of Debates, House of Commons
      He announced, I believe, that it was far better, instead of making uniform uppings of all allowances, to provide for cases where need arose. I have not before me to-night figures as to dependents' allowances paid in other places.
    • 1943, United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program, Investigation of the national defense program
      Yes; I personally believe that we can meet it if we are willing to bear down hard enough and make quickly enough a set of decisions that will lead toward sharp uppings of our production.