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uptilt

[uhp-tilt] /ʌpˈtɪlt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to tilt up.
Origin of uptilt
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; up- + tilt1
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Examples from the Web for uptilt
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  • 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
  • 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
British Dictionary definitions for uptilt

uptilt

/ʌpˈtɪlt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to tilt up
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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