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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 up·set /(ˌ)əpˈsɛt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 up·set /(ˌ)əpˈsɛt/ 及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 擾動; 翻轉; 倒轉

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Up·set v. t.
 1. To set up; to put upright. [Obs.] “With sail on mast upset.”
 2. (a) To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end. (b) To shorten (a tire) in the process of resetting, originally by cutting it and hammering on the ends.
 3. To overturn, overthrow, or overset; as, to upset a carriage; to upset an argument. “Determined somehow to upset the situation.”
 4. To disturb the self-possession of; to disorder the nerves of; to make ill; as, the fright upset her. [Colloq.]
 5. Basketwork To turn upwards the outer ends of (stakes) so as to make a foundation for the side of a basket or the like; also, to form (the side) in this manner.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Up·set, v. i. To become upset.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Up·set a. Set up; fixed; determined; -- used chiefly or only in the phrase upset price; that is, the price fixed upon as the minimum for property offered in a public sale, or, in an auction, the price at which property is set up or started by the auctioneer, and the lowest price at which it will be sold.
    After a solemn pause, Mr. Glossin offered the upset price for the lands and barony of Ellangowan.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Up·set, n. The act of upsetting, or the state of being upset; an overturn; as, the wagon had an upset.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or
             grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many
             disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's
             leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried
             parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check
             of the sleeping children" [syn: disquieted, distressed,
              disturbed, worried]
      2: thrown into a state of disarray or confusion; "troops
         fleeing in broken ranks"; "a confused mass of papers on
         the desk"; "the small disordered room"; "with everything
         so upset" [syn: broken, confused, disordered]
      3: used of an unexpected defeat of a team favored to win; "the
         Bills' upset victory over the Houston Oilers" [syn: upset(a)]
      4: mildly physically distressed; "an upset stomach"
      5: having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the
         bottom; "an overturned car"; "the upset pitcher of milk";
         "sat on an upturned bucket" [syn: overturned, upturned]
      n 1: an unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much
           anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset
           she caused me" [syn: disturbance, perturbation]
      2: the act of disturbing the mind or body; "his carelessness
         could have caused an ecological upset"; "she was
         unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way
         of living" [syn: derangement, overthrow]
      3: condition in which there is a disturbance of normal
         functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the
         disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to
         time" [syn: disorder]
      4: a tool used to thicken or spread (the end of a bar or a
         rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging [syn: swage]
      5: the act of upsetting something; "he was badly bruised by the
         upset of his sled at a high speed" [syn: overturn, turnover]
      6: an improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset
         since David beat Goliath" [syn: overturn]
      v 1: disturb the balance or stability of; "The hostile talks
           upset the peaceful relations between the two countries"
      2: cause to lose one's composure [syn: discompose, untune,
         disconcert, discomfit]
      3: move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"
         [syn: disturb, trouble]
      4: cause to overturn from an upright or normal position; "The
         cat knocked over the flower vase"; "the clumsy customer
         turned over the vase"; "he tumped over his beer" [syn: overturn,
          tip over, turn over, knock over, bowl over, tump
      5: form metals with a swage [syn: swage]
      6: defeat suddenly and unexpectedly; "The foreign team upset
         the local team"
      [also: upsetting]