noun. a stroke normally made in an upward direction.
Example sentences of the word upstroke
The upstroke draws air into the tube and the down stroke forces the air through the hose and into the ball.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Thanks to this attachment, you not only push down on the pedal on the down stroke, but you also pull up on the upstroke to provide more power to each pedal stroke.
3. Verb, past tense
This allows you to pull up during your pedal’s upstroke; however, you do not need to wear special shoes.