a.1.Being further up, literally or figuratively; higher in place, position, rank, dignity, or the like; superior; as, the upper lip; the upper side of a thing; the upper house of a legislature.
The upper hand
the superiority; the advantage. See To have the upper hand, under Hand.
Upper Bench
(Eng. Hist.) the name of the highest court of common law (formerly King's Bench) during the Commonwealth.
- Jowett (Thucyd.).
Upper case
the top one of a pair of compositor's cases. See the Note under 1st Case, n., 3.
Upper covert
(Zool.) one of the coverts situated above the bases of the tail quills.
Upper deck
(Naut.) the topmost deck of any vessel; the spar deck.
Upper leather
the leather for the vamps and quarters of shoes.
Upper strake
(Naut.) the strake next to the deck, usually of hard wood, and heavier than the other strakes.
Upper ten thousand
the ten thousand, more or less, who are highest in position or wealth; the upper class; the aristocracy.
Upper topsail
(Naut.) the upper half of a double topsail.
Upper works
(Naut.) all those parts of the hull of a vessel that are properly above water.
Upper world
a - The atmosphere.
b - Heaven.
c - This world; the earth; - in distinction from the underworld.
n.1.The upper leather for a shoe; a vamp.
Noun1.upper - the higher of two berths
Synonyms: upper berth
2.upper - piece of leather that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole
3.upper - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
Adj.1.upper - higher in place or position; "the upper bunk"; "in the upper center of the picture"; "the upper stories"
2.upper - the topmost one of two
3.upper - superior in rank or accomplishment; "the upper half of the class"
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