Upper may refer to:
- Shoe upper or vamp, the part of a shoe on the top of the foot
- Stimulant, drugs which induce temporary improvements in either mental or physical function or both
Other articles related to "upper":
... It occupies an area of 2,226 square kilometres (859 sq mi), and is divided into the Upper Harz (Oberharz) in the northwest, which is up to 800 m high, apart from the 1,100 m high ... in the south.The districts of the Upper Harz are Goslar and Osterode (both in Lower Saxony), whilst the Lower Harz is on the territory of Harz and Mansfeld-Südharz districts (both in Saxony-Anhalt) ... The Upper Harz is generally higher and features fir forests, whilst the Lower Harz gradually descends into the surrounding area and has deciduous forests interspersed with meadows ...
... A feature of the Upper Harz is, or was, the Upper Harz dialect (Oberharzer Mundart) ... The Upper Harz dialect was used only in a few places ... Today the dialect is heard only rarely in the Upper Harz in everyday life and it is mainly members of the older generations that still use it, so occasional articles in the local ...
... Glirodon is a genus of extinct mammal from the Upper Jurassic ... by Engelmann and Callison, has been found in the Upper Jurassic formations of Dinosaur National Monument in Utah (USA) ... ("Plagiaulacida") dental formula and shares with Allodontidae the structure of the upper premolars (Pl.1 fis 2-4) ...
... Guimarotodon is an extinct mammal of the Upper Jurassic ... P3-4 are upper premolars, whilst M1 is an upper molar tooth ...
... The seven Upper Harz mining towns - Clausthal, Zellerfeld, Bad Grund, Sankt Andreasberg, Lautenthal, Altenau and Wildemann - and around 30 other villages within and on the ... Miners created the famous engineering system for the management of water in the Upper Harz, the Upper Harz Water Regale, of which 70 kilometres of ditch and 68 'ponds' (with a volume of 8 million cubic metres ... The last mine in the Upper Harz – the Wolkenhügel Pit in Bad Lauterberg – closed its operations in June 2007 for economic reasons ...
Famous quotes containing the word upper:
“I am not afraid of the priests in the long-run. Scientific method is the white ant which will slowly but surely destroy their fortifications. And the importance of scientific method in modern practical lifealways growing and increasingis the guarantee for the gradual emancipation of the ignorant upper and lower classes, the former of whom especially are the strength of the priests.”
—Thomas Henry Huxley (182595)
“You doubt we read the stars on high,
Nathless we read your fortunes true;
The stars may hide in the upper sky,
But without glass we fathom you.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“If the upper beams are not straight, the lower beams will be crooked.”