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one′ up′


adj.
having gained an advantage, esp. over a rival.
[1920]

one′-up′



v.t. -upped, -up•ping.
to gain an advantage over; be a move, step, etc., ahead of: to one-up the competition.
[1960–65]
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Comments on the One Up's Kickstarter page confirm Meyer's words.
I avoided the issue last week as the loss of One Up remains a festering wound that still makes Aberdeen's musos wince.
Tenders are invited for Shifting of loads from one ups to the other by rerouting the existing cabling / by providing new cabling of 2nd floor and other misc., works.
Raja Ameer, a resident of Habib Town, lodged a complaint with the local police that burglars broke into his house and made off with Rs70,000 in cash, gold ornaments, two LCDs, five irons, three cameras, three juice machines, 10 quilts, computers, one UPS, two batteries and other valuables worth over Rs0.420 million.
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During the search of his house police also recovered the mosques stolen goods a electric battery, water pump machine, two stabilizers, one UPS, one solar power controller and a ceiling fan.
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More than one ups the risk we'll break while bouncing against each other.
According to the ministry, former special assistant to the prime minister Kamal Majeedullah possessed largest number of its items - one staff car (Toyota Corolla), one laptop along with accessories, one photocopier, one computer, one LCD TV, one UPS, one printer, one fax machine and one 32-inch Sony LCD television.
The systems can support the full load if one UPS is subsequently removed or taken off line for maintenance.