upright drill


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Upright \Up"right`\, a. [AS. upright, uppriht. See Up, and
   Right, a.]
   1. In an erect position or posture; perpendicular; vertical,
      or nearly vertical; pointing upward; as, an upright tree.
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            With chattering teeth, and bristling hair upright.
                                                  --Dryden.
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            All have their ears upright.          --Spenser.
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   2. Morally erect; having rectitude; honest; just; as, a man
      upright in all his ways.
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            And that man [Job] was perfect and upright. --Job i.
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   3. Conformable to moral rectitude.
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            Conscience rewards upright conduct with pleasure.
                                                  --J. M. Mason.
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   4. Stretched out face upward; flat on the back. [Obs.] " He
      lay upright." --Chaucer.
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   5. (Golf) Designating a club in which the head is
      approximately at a right angle with the shaft.
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   Upright drill (Mach.), a drilling machine having the
      spindle vertical.
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   Note: This word and its derivatives are usually pronounced in
         prose with the accent on the first syllable. But they
         are frequently pronounced with the accent on the second
         in poetry, and the accent on either syllable is
         admissible.
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