adverb. ['ˈʌpˈstriːm'] toward the source or against the current.
Words that Rhyme with Upstream
Example sentences of the word upstream
Glue the additional length of pipe into the upstream flange of the fitting.
2. Noun, singular or mass
If the vehicle remains dead, work through the fuses and links starting at the battery and working upstream.
Quotes containing the word upstream
1. I network like a salmon in a bear costume. Why swim upstream when the honeybee has all the flowers? Is anything more romantic than roses on a grave?
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE
2. When I’m writing my own stuff, it’s like swimming upstream. Or … falling down a cliff and grabbing at branches, trying to invent the branches as I fall.
- Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl
3. Always drink upstream from the herd.
- Will Rogers