upthrust: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (up'thrust"), [key]
- a thrust in an upward direction.
- a sudden and forceful upward movement, as of a nation's economy or the stock market: Market observers are hoping the upthrust can be sustained.
- an upheaval.
- to thrust upward: Frost caused the ground to upthrust.
- upthrust (Thesaurus)