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Noun: uptick  'úp,tik
  1. A transaction in the stock market at a price above the price of the preceding transaction
Noun: up-tick  'úp,tik
Usage: N. Amer
  1. A small increase
    "the up-tick in terrorist activity"

Derived forms: up-ticks, upticks

Type of: dealing, dealings, increase, increment, transaction

Antonym: downtick

Encyclopedia: Uptick