Uplift

Uplift may refer to:

  • Tectonic uplift, a geological process
  • Uplift (science fiction), upgrading the capacities of a species or a civilization.
    • Uplift Universe, the setting for a series of novels by David Brin in which Biological Uplift is a central aspect
  • Stellar uplift, the theoretical prospect of moving a stellar mass
  • 'Uplift factor', or simply "uplift", the adjustments to employee salaries or benefits, especially in countries of the British Commonwealth
  • Uplift modelling, the uplift of a marketing campaign is usually defined as the difference in response rate between a treated group and a randomized control group
  • Uplifting trance, a musical genre similar to progressive trance
  • "Uplift", a song by Pantera from their 2000 album Reinventing the Steel
  • "Uplift", a Pegasus Award winning song by Andrew Eigel

Other articles related to "uplift":

List Of Uplift Universe Planets - Plot Outline and Major Themes
... Ecology and stewardship of genetic diversity are major themes in the Uplift books ... The first book in the Uplift series, Sundiver (1980), is essentially a detective story and occurs only decades after humanity's first contact with the Five Galaxies ... The third book, The Uplift War (1987), occurs around the same time as Startide Rising but in another part of the galaxy ...
Marathon Uplift
... The Marathon Uplift is a Paleogene-age domal uplift, approximately 78 miles (126 km) in diameter, in southwest Texas ... created by erosion of Cretaceous and younger strata from the crest of the uplift ... The ancient faulting that produced the Llano Uplift is believed to be related to that which produced the Marathon Uplift in west Texas ...
List Of Uplift Universe Planets
... The Uplift Universe is a fictional universe created by science fiction writer David Brin ... A central feature in this universe is the process of biological uplift. 1983) - Nebula Award winner, 1983 Hugo and Locus Awards winner, 1984 The Uplift War (1987) - Nebula Nominee, 1987 Hugo and Locus Awards winner, 1988 The ...
Canyons Of The Escalante - Geology
... ago, the entire western section of North America entered an era of uplift and mountain-building, an event known as the Laramide orogeny ... More recently, additional uplift formed the Colorado Plateau province ... These episodes of uplift raised the Aquarius Plateau to the extent that there were strong erosional forces acting on the Escalante River Basin ...

Famous quotes containing the word uplift:

    ... the sentimentalist ... exclaims: “Would you have a woman step down from her pedestal in order to enter practical life?” Yes! A thousand times, yes! If we can really find, after a careful search, any women mounted upon pedestals, we should willingly ask them to step down in order that they may meet and help to uplift their sisters. Freedom and justice for all are infinitely more to be desired than pedestals for a few.
    Bertha Honore Potter Palmer (1849–1918)

    Religious faith is a most filling vapor.
    It swirls occluded in us under tight
    Compression to uplift us out of weight....
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)