uprise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v uprise get up and out of bed "I get up at 7 A.M. every day","They rose early","He uprose at night"
    • v uprise return from the dead "Christ is risen!","The dead are to uprise"
    • v uprise move upward "The fog lifted","The smoke arose from the forest fire","The mist uprose from the meadows"
    • v uprise come up, of celestial bodies "The sun also rises","The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...","Jupiter ascends"
    • v uprise rise to one's feet "The audience got up and applauded"
    • v uprise rise up as in fear "The dog's fur bristled","It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"
    • v uprise ascend as a sound "The choirs singing uprose and filled the church"
    • v uprise come into existence; take on form or shape "A new religious movement originated in that country","a love that sprang up from friendship","the idea for the book grew out of a short story","An interesting phenomenon uprose"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Uprise The act of rising; appearance above the horizon; rising. "Did ever raven sing so like a lark,
      That gives sweet tidings of the sun's uprise ?"
    • Uprise To have an upward direction or inclination. "Uprose the mystic mountain range."
    • Uprise To rise; to get up; to appear from below the horizon. "Uprose the sun.""Uprose the virgin with the morning light."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • uprise To rise up, as from bed or from a seat; get up; rise.
    • uprise To ascend, as above the horizon: literally or figuratively.
    • uprise To ascend, as a hill; slope upward. Tennyson, Vision of Sin, v.
    • uprise To swell; well up; rise in waves.
    • uprise To spring up; come into being or perception; be made or caused.
    • n uprise Uprising.
    • n uprise An increase in size; a swelling; a protuberance.
    • n uprise Rise; development; advance; augmentation, as of price or value.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Uprise up-rīz′ to rise up
    • ns Uprise (Shak.) the act of rising: appearance above the horizon
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Quotations

  • Yaser Arafat
    Yaser Arafat
    “Whoever thinks of stopping the uprising before it achieves its goals, I will give him ten bullets in the chest.”

Usage

In literature:

Two dynasties had fallen before the uprising of this fierce democracy.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 5, No. 28, February, 1860" by Various
The uprising of the Protestants of Holland was watched with the greatest interest by the Huguenots of France.
"Saint Bartholomew's Eve" by G. A. Henty
Word had come of Pontiac at Detroit, but Etherington did not realize that the uprising was general.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
I had seen it daily at my uprising and lying-down.
"Simon Dale" by Anthony Hope
I hit the feathers and never moved until I heard this bombardment that I thought was an uprising of the Utes.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
Whatever truth might be in the rumors of an uprising, I must ascertain whether or not Frances Sutherland would be safe.
"Lords of the North" by A. C. Laut
This uprising and departure were her last.
"The Coast of Chance" by Esther Chamberlain
So there were uprisings on the plantations.
"Oomphel in the Sky" by Henry Beam Piper
The whites learned too that the Creole Negroes had not taken a part in the uprising.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917" by Various
It is better that a few gangsters should disappear in space than run the risk of another uprising.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
When niggers got free, whitefolks killed 'em by the carload, 'cause they said it was a nigger uprising.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
After the lapse of seven years, he returned under the assumed name of Achmet, and headed an uprising of the Moors.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
We will still be free to start a general uprising from Omega.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
Such a solution of a great national uprising could only be temporary.
"Mexico" by Charles Reginald Enock
Little Crow, the chieftain of the Kaposia Band was the acknowledged leader of the Indian forces in this uprising.
"Among the Sioux" by R. J. Creswell
How oft wished I night would not give thee place, Nor morning stars shun thy uprising face.
"The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Christopher Marlowe
The general conditions which brought about a popular uprising have already been discussed.
"An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England" by Edward Potts Cheyney
In vain, too, the aftermath of Pontiac's widespread Indian uprising against the English occupation.
"The Frontier in American History" by Frederick Jackson Turner
I think that all "great uprisings" resolve to this complexion.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
The uprising waters of the fountain, set in the central alley, swerved southward, falling in a jeweled rain.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
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In poetry:

And still the loves and joys of old
Do evermore uprise;
I see the flow of locks of gold,
The shine of loving eyes!
"The Knight of St. John" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Once freedom's great, uprising host,
From Maine to California's coast,
Of this great man could truly boast,
And now he's dead!
"Douglass Dead?" by Frank Barbour Coffin
She learnt to dream of him, and told them:
"In slumber often uprises he,
And says: 'I am joyed that, after all, Dear,
You've not deserted me!"
"A Woman's Fancy" by Thomas Hardy
New every morning is the love
Our wakening and uprising prove;
Through sleep and darkness safely brought,
Restored to life, and power, and thought.
"Morning" by John Keble
I wait and watch: before my eyes
Methinks the night grows thin and gray;
I wait and watch the eastern skies
To see the golden spears uprise
Beneath the oriflamme of day!
"The Waiting" by John Greenleaf Whittier
When the arousing call of Morn
Breaks o'er the hills, and Day, new-born,
Comes smiling from the purple East,
And the pure streams of liquid light
Bathe all the earth—renewed and bright,
Uprising from its dream of rest—
"Morning" by John Bowring

In news:

A Tibetan girl lights a candle during Losar 2009, Tibet's New Year, in memory of those killed during China's 2008 crackdown following the Tibet uprising, Feb 25, 2009.
The Syrian National Council, the main opposition body outside the country in the uprising against President.
On the anniversary of the Egyptian uprising that swept former President Hosni Mubarak from power, many of those who protested are not celebrating.
JERUSALEM, March 10 — When Mahmoud Abbas wanted to deliver his harsh critique of the current Palestinian uprising, he did so in his typically low-key way.
St or Tennessee), a wave of arrests (ala Florida) or a player uprising and scandal (ala Michigan).
Soweto Students Recall '76 Uprising.
Egyptian-American reporter says that many events over years led to uprising.
Matt Bellamy rips radio host for using 'Uprising' in web video.
Documents the uprising and the continuing importance of prison rebellion.
In 1909, an uprising over sweatshops in New York City involved over 20,000 workers.
Mali's treasure at risk from armed uprising.
Bani Walid's resistance to joining the uprising against Muammar Qaddafi earned residents a reputation for being regime loyalists, leaving them marginalized in the new Libya.
Few moments in recent history have put political conservatism to the test like the ongoing uprising taking place in Egypt today.
A Push For Stricter Laws After Uprise In Shootings.
Van Dyke traveled to Libya in March 2011 to join the uprising there.
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In science:

In the liquid-like case the buoyancy, proportional to β (T ) = β (Tm ) + (T − Tm )β ′ (Tm ), is larger at the bottom and smaller at the top, supporting the uprising warmer bottom plumes more than the down-coming colder top plumes.
Large scale dynamics in turbulent Rayleigh-Benard convection
For gas-like ethane the buoyancy is larger at the cooler top, favoring down-going cold over uprising warm plumes.
Large scale dynamics in turbulent Rayleigh-Benard convection
To emphasize the culturally important commentary and sharing, we collected data about six events in the time period of June 2009 to March 2012: the H1N1 virus outbreak, Michael Jackson’s death, the Iranian elections and protests, Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize, the Egyptian revolution, and the Syrian uprising.
Losing My Revolution: How Many Resources Shared on Social Media Have Been Lost?
The interaction with uprising gas will create shear and thus add to the turbulence in the halo.
The dynamical signature of the ISM in soft X-rays -- I. Diffuse soft X-rays from galaxies
In the atmospheric shear-free convection, the structures (cloud cells) represent large, threedimensional, long-lived B´enard-type cells composed of narrow uprising plumes and wide downdraughts.
Large-scale instabilities in a non-rotating turbulent convection
Was it formed by conscious discrimination e.g. from real-estate agencies, or was it the selforganised result of the preferences of residents to have neighbours of the same group? Of course, the Warsaw Ghetto, famous for its 1943 uprising, was formed by Nazi Germany.
A Biased Review of Sociophysics
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