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Meaning of UPSTREAM

Pronunciation:  'upstreem

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  against the current; "he swam upstream"
  2. [adv]  toward the source or against the current
  3. [adj]  in the direction against a stream's current

UPSTREAM is a 8 letter word that starts with U.


 Synonyms: upriver
 Antonyms: downriver, downstream, downstream



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Up*stream"\, adv.
Toward the higher part of a stream; against the current.

Computing Dictionary

Fewer network hops away from a backbone or hub. For example, a small isp that connects to the internet through a larger ISP that has their own connection to the backbone is downstream from the larger ISP, and the larger ISP is upstream from the smaller ISP.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The region extending in a 5' direction from a gene.
 Definition: The region extending in a 5' direction from a gene.