Definitions for upthrustˈʌpˌθrʌst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up•thrustˈʌpˌθrʌst(n.)

  1. a thrust in an upward direction.

  2. Geol. an upheaval of a part of the earth's crust.

    Category: Geology

Origin of upthrust:

1840–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust(noun)

    (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)

Wiktionary

  1. upthrust(Noun)

    an upward thrust

  2. upthrust(Noun)

    buoyancy

  3. upthrust(Noun)

    an upward movement of part of the Earth's crust

  4. upthrust(Verb)

    to thrust something upwards

  5. upthrust(Verb)

    to be thrust upwards

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