What is upright?

  • (noun): A vertical structural member as a post or stake.
    Synonyms: vertical
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on upright:

Serious Drinking - Discography - Singles/EPs
... Love On The Terraces EP (1982) Upright (#9) "Hangover" (1983) Upright (#4) "Country Girl Became Drugs and Sex Punk" (1984) Upright (#8) "Red Skies Over Wembley" (1993) Musical ...
List Of Dyson Products - Vacuum Cleaners - Models Current As of January 2012 - DC29
... In Canada, the DC29 is actually an upright model similar to the DC25 ... This appears to be the first instance of a particular model number being used on an Upright OR a Cylinder depending on country of destination Supplied to Continental Europe and Australia (Cylin ...
Steingraeber & Söhne - Models - Upright
... Currently Steingraeber Söhne offers upright pianos in the following sizes 122 cm (48"), 130 cm (51"), and 138 cm (54") ... Model 138 is the world's largest upright ...
HMS Upright (N89)
... HMS Upright was a British U class submarine, of the second group of that class, built by Vickers Armstrong, Barrow-in-Furness ... So far she has been the only ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name Upright ...
Carnival (video Game) - Technical Details
... The controls for the standard upright version of Carnival are left and right directional buttons, and a fire button ... normally a game only has one PCB with a dip switch that sets it to either upright or cocktail mode ... The upright and cocktail cabinets each come in two varieties, one woodgrain and the other painted orange and white ...

More definitions of "upright":

  • (adj): Upright in position or posture.
    Example: "He sat bolt upright"
    Synonyms: erect, vertical
  • (noun): A piano with a vertical sounding board.
    Synonyms: upright piano
  • (adj): Maintaining an erect position.
    Synonyms: standing
  • (adj): In a vertical position; not sloping.
    Example: "An upright post"
    Synonyms: unsloped
  • (adj): Of moral excellence.
    Example: "An upright and respectable man"
    Synonyms: good, just, virtuous

Famous quotes containing the word upright:

    An upright heart does not suspect others; one who suspects others has no upright heart.
    Chinese proverb.

    Come gather round me Parnellites
    And praise our chosen man,
    Stand upright on your legs awhile,
    Stand upright while you can,
    For soon we lie where he is laid
    And he is underground....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster. Otherwise, why do so many people walk upright and with open eyes into their misfortune?
    Elias Canetti (b. 1905)