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

 up·shot /ˈʌpˌʃɑt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Up·shot n.  Final issue; conclusion; the sum and substance; the end; the result; the consummation.
    I can not pursue with any safety this sport to the upshot.   --Shak.
    We account it frailty that threescore years and ten make the upshot of man's pleasurable existence.   --De Quincey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous
          phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod
          was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing
          consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the
          event" [syn: consequence, effect, outcome, result,
           event, issue]