Examples of uptick in a Sentence
an uptick in sales over the last fiscal year
Recent Examples of uptick from the Web
The latter uptick might be attributed partly to the fact that marijuana use in some form has been legalized in many states or cities.
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.
Ramadan is often marked by an uptick in violence in Iraq.
But following a steep drop in the state’s coal production last year, 2017 is seeing a mining uptick.
Late last year, the FBI sent a memo to law enforcement agencies in the Keys warning of an uptick in the presence of biker gangs in South Florida, especially the Keys, Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay said Friday.
In 2015, a nine percent uptick in lip enhancements was reported among 13 to19 year olds alone.
With special operations forces now posted in more than 80 countries, the ever-increasing set of missions and uptick in casualties give pause even to some military experts and veterans who support the expanding role.
There’s going to be a really strong uptick in computer sales next year.
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Origin and Etymology of uptick
2up + 1tick
First Known Use: 1955
UPTICK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uptick for English Language Learners
: a small increase or rise
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