upright englannista suomeksi
pystyssä, pystyssä oleva
''I was standing upright, waiting for my orders.''
1608, William Shakespeare, ''The merry Deuill of Edmonton'', introduction, lines 1–4
- ''Fab''''ell'''':'' What meanes the tolling of this fatall chime, // O what a trembling horror ſtrikes my hart! // My ſtiffned haire ſtands vpright on my head, // As doe the briſtles of a porcupine.
1782, Fanny Burney, ''Cecilia; or, Memoirs of an Heiress'', volume V, Book X, chapter X: “A Termination”, page 372
- Supported by pillows, ſhe ſat almoſt upright.
In its proper orientation; not overturned.
(rfv-sense) in or into an upright position
1942, Reuben Swinburne Clymer, ''The Philosophy of Fire'' (page 64)
- On the change in architectural forms from the pyramidal to the obeliscar, the fires were transferred from the altars, or cubes, to the summits of the typical uprights, or towers; (..)
2013, Jon Peddie, ''The History of Visual Magic in Computers'' (page 181)
- The video arcade machines are typically in stand up arcade cabinets, although some have been built as tables. The uprights have a monitor and controls in front and players insert coins or tokens into the machines to play the game.
To set upright or stand back up (something that has fallen).