Examples of uptick in a Sentence
an uptick in sales over the last fiscal year
Recent Examples of uptick from the Web
Fischer has stood by Conrad publicly, saying no one person can be blamed for Louisville's uptick in violent crime or expected to solve it alone.
The rash of killings comes before the summer months when Kansas City historically sees an uptick in homicides, and in a year when the murder rate is on pace to rise for the third year in a row.
Though this could be a non-Harry Potter related reason for the uptick, the internet could also have paved the way for wider conversation about the books online.
Coal’s long-term prospects remain grim; the uptick is expected to be fleeting.
In today’s era of digital disruption and streaming services — in which the record industry has finally seen a positive uptick after over a decade of plummeting sales — that Gorecki moment deserves a fresh appraisal.
The latter uptick might be attributed partly to the fact that marijuana use in some form has been legalized in many states or cities.
At the very least, Harvard’s humanities department should soon see a huge uptick in interest—once its Game of Thrones-themed history course gets off the ground.
One potential blemish in the report was an uptick in inventories last month, a sign that factories are turning out products faster than customers are buying them.
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Origin and Etymology of uptick
2up + 1tick
First Known Use: 1955See Words from the same year
UPTICK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uptick for English Language Learners
: a small increase or rise
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