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upthrust

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verb up·thrust \ˈəp-ˌthrəst\

Definition of upthrust

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to thrust up; especially :  to elevate (a part of the earth's surface) in an upthrust

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to rise with an upward thrust



1845

First Known Use of upthrust

1845


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upthrust

noun up·thrust

Definition of upthrust

  1. :  an upward thrust; specifically :  an uplift of part of the earth's crust




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