upstream adj : in the direction against a stream's current [ant: downstream] adv
2 against the current; "he swam upstream"
- against the current
In geography, upstream means literally towards the source of a stream or river, or against the normal direction of water flow. By analogy with this, see also:
- Molecular biology
- upstream (computer science).
- upstream (oil industry).
- Upstream emission factor.
- upstream (bioprocess).
- upstream (marketing).
There are also companies named upstream. See list below:
upstream in German: Upstream
upstream in Portuguese: Montante
upstream in Urdu: زبر بہاؤ