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[uhp-tilt] /ʌpˈtɪlt/
verb (used with object)
to tilt up.
Origin of uptilt
First recorded in 1900-05; up- + tilt1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He laid the level rod on a rock and inclined it at the same steep pitch as the uptilt of the gorge bottom.

    Out of the Depths Robert Ames Bennet
  • A third uptilt, the great Okanogan, in northern Washington, soon appears.

    The Guardians of the Columbia John H. (John Harvey) Williams
  • That identical "well" with its uptilt of question had been on George's tongue.

    The Sturdy Oak Samuel Merwin, et al.
  • There was the merest flavor of playful sarcasm in the uptilt of the word, but it was gone when she went on.

    The Master of Appleby Francis Lynde
British Dictionary definitions for uptilt


(transitive) to tilt up
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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