uptick

[ uhp-tik ]
/ ˈʌpˌtɪk /
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noun

a rise or improvement in business activity, in mood, etc.
Stock Exchange.
  1. a selling price that is higher than the last price.
  2. a slight upward trend in price.Compare downtick.

Origin of uptick

First recorded in 1950–55; up- + tick1
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British Dictionary definitions for uptick

uptick

/ (ˈʌptɪk) /

noun

a rise or increase

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