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up·right

(ŭprīt)
Colloq. usage for moving a tooth into an erect position.

upright

said of limb joints and bones, especially in the horse. Indicates a lack of angulation in the joint, e.g. upright hock, or slope in a bone, e.g. upright pastern. In horses, often associated with a bumpy ride and a tendency to joint injury and lameness.
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Bagnet is an ex- artilleryman, tall and upright, with shaggy eyebrows and whiskers like the fibres of a coco-nut, not a hair upon his head, and a torrid complexion.
When they were kicking they had braced themselves with their front legs, but now they all stood or sat upright on their hind legs and used the front ones as arms.
But he knows, HE knows, standing upright on his two legs unswaying.
Square being now arrived in the middle of the room, in which part only he could stand upright, looked at Jones with a very grave countenance, and said to him, "Well, sir, I see you enjoy this mighty discovery, and, I dare swear, take great delight in the thoughts of exposing me; but if you will consider the matter fairly, you will find you are yourself only to blame.
Hearken rather, my brethren, to the voice of the healthy body; it is a more upright and pure voice.
At the end of upright spear-shafts the long tufts of dyed horse-hair waved crimson and filmy in the gust of wind; and beyond the blaze of hedges the brook of limpid quick water ran invisible and loud under the drooping grass of the bank, with a great murmur, passionate and gentle.
Only suppose,' returned Bella, 'that poor Pa was to sit bolt upright in another corner.
But indeed I do not believe there ever was any human creature who could keep so bolt upright as Ma, 'or put such an amount of aggravation into one back
The study measures satisfaction with upright and canister vacuums by examining six key factors of the experience (in alphabetical order): ease of use, features, performance, price, styling/appearance and warranty.
Head of gorillas Phil Ridges said: "All gorillas have the ability to stand upright to some degree, although they often choose not to.
Fit hinges to the door upright and catches to the door.
Since the introduction of the FONAR UPRIGHT MRI in 2001 until June 30, 2007, the company has sold 150 UPRIGHT Multi-Position MRIs and installed 121.