upstroke


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up·stroke

 (ŭp′strōk′)
n.
An upward stroke, as of a brush.

upstroke

(ˈʌpˌstrəʊk)
n
1.
a. an upward stroke or movement, as of a pen or brush
b. the mark produced by such a stroke
2. (Mechanical Engineering) the upward movement of a piston in a reciprocating engine
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.upstroke - a stroke normally made in an upward directionupstroke - a stroke normally made in an upward direction
stroke - a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush; "she applied the paint in careful strokes"
Translations

upstroke

[ˈʌpstrəʊk] N
1. (with pen) → trazo m ascendente
2. (Mech) [of piston] → carrera f ascendente

upstroke

n (of pen)Aufstrich m; (of piston)aufgehender Hub, Aufwärtsgang m
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