Origin of upstream
Examples from the Web for upstream
You wanted to be upstream with the artists, not downstream with the consumers.
The young men and women who went there drank like upstream salmon and studied in between switching kegs at kegger parties.
Melissa Lion is the author of two novels, Swollen and Upstream, both published by Random House.
The Surge has stemmed the blood loss from the land between two rivers, but upstream from Mesopotamia, the patient still bleeds.
The site is divided by a gulch on the upstream side of which, it was said, there had once been houses.California Athabascan Groups|Martin A. Baumhoff
The racks were so arranged that the fish could get upstream through the bars, but could not get downstream.Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol|Henry Harley Arnold
The easy rain of two days ended in a heavy downpour—a deluge upon the mountainside a mile or so upstream.In Beaver World|Enos Abijah Mills
An hour later we struck the river, and another hour upstream brought us to where the contest of tongues was to come about.A Knight of the Cumberland|John Fox Jr.
When the tide changes, we'll float off and go on upstream all right.Roy Blakeley|Percy Keese Fitzhugh