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up- +‎ swell


upswell (plural upswells)

  1. A rising swell.
    • 2007 August 8, Reuters, “Lenovo Shares Soar on Word of Talks to Buy Packard Bell”, in New York Times[1]:
      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.


upswell (third-person singular simple present upswells, present participle upswelling, simple past upswelled, past participle upswelled or upswollen)

  1. (intransitive) To swell upward.