What is another word for upstream?
[ ʌpstɹˈiːm], [ ʌpstɹˈiːm], [ ʌ_p_s_t_ɹ_ˈiː_m]
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Synonyms for Upstream:
adj.• all (adjective)
- no picnic,
- easier said than done,
- not easy,
- the Thames,
- R, r,
Other synonyms:• Other relevant words (noun):
- go up,
- up the river,
- grow up,
- against the current,
- advanced position,
How to use "Upstream" in context?
When people think of rivers and water, they usually think of the water that flows downstream. But according to the US Geological Survey, about 22 percent of the world's water is found upstream of the point at which it exits the ground. Upstream drinking water refers to water that is used for drinking, industrial use, and irrigation.
Upstream water contributes to the sustainability of many ecosystems by providing food and oxygen to creatures that live in or near the water. Upstream water is also necessary for the production of hydrocarbons and other chemicals.
Paraphrases for Upstream:
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introductory, planning, prior, proactive, proximal, upside, pro-active, front-end.
Noun, singular or mass
ahead, beforehand, prior, proactively.
predicate, preliminary, upwind, up-front.
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