uptake


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Uptake \Up*take"\, v. t.
   To take into the hand; to take up; to help. [Obs.] --Wyclif.
   Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Uptake \Up"take`\, n. (Steam Boilers)
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   1. The pipe leading upward from the smoke box of a steam
      boiler to the chimney, or smokestack; a flue leading
      upward.
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   2. Understanding; apprehension. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott.
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