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upshift

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verb up·shift \ˈəp-ˌshift\

Simple Definition of upshift

  • : to put the engine of a vehicle into a higher gear

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of upshift

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to shift an automotive vehicle into a higher gear

upshift noun

Examples of upshift in a sentence

  1. She upshifted into fifth gear.



1952

First Known Use of upshift

1952


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