upright

All Adjective Adverb Noun
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  • The upright members are more spread at their bottom ends than their top ends.
  • He could not hold his head upright or control his body movements.
  • There is also a non-moving sit-down version and a standard upright version.
  • A queen-post bridge has two uprights placed about one-third of the way from each bank.
  • This allows them to remain upright and offer effective head protection even an open window.
  • Two trees standing near together may be used to advantage as uprights for a camp seat. Cited from On the Trail, by Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
  • The shape is similar to a part of human form standing upright.
  • It was believed that the young body was too soft to grow upright on its own.
  • If successful without dropping the glass and standing them upright, they would win this award.
  • Apart from this, the game is more or a less a standard upright.
  • Then the male and female will fight briefly, standing upright like two males.
  • It suffered some damage but the structure was still standing upright.
  • We had a considerable number of the uprights in their places before we sat down to breakfast. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Many bridges along the line were also removed with only the uprights remaining.
  • The field has two uprights for the football season and two goals for the soccer season.
  • As the front is raised the space between the uprights is increased. Cited from Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools, by Francis Marion Walters
  • This came in both a standard grand piano shape as well as an upright grand piano case.
  • They fall into two main groups: free-standing upright figures or seated figures on a throne.
  • An upright bass was the standard bass instrument in traditional country western music.
  • An upright double bass is often used instead of the electric bass found in most rock bands.
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Meaning of upright

  • noun A vertical structural member as a post or stake
    the ball sailed between the uprights
  • noun A piano with a vertical sounding board