- to raise in rate, power, size, classification, etc.; upgrade: to uprate a rocket engine.
Origin of uprate
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- raise the value, rate, or size of, upgrade
- photog to increase the effective speed of (a film) by underexposing, usually up to two stops, and subsequently overdeveloping (pushing the processing)
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