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In the construction industry, the term 'uplift' might refer to:
- Any upward pressure applied to a structure that has the potential to raise it relative to its surroundings. For more information see: Uplift force.
- ‘Hydrostatic pressure on the underside of a structure that can act to destabilise the structure.’ Ref Culvert, screen and outfall manual, (CIRIA C786) published by CIRIA in 2019.
- An increase in the value of something, such as the price of shares.
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