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Noun: upending  úp'en-ding
  1. Turning upside down; setting on end
    - inversion
Verb: upend  ,úp'end
  1. Become turned or set on end
    "the airplanes upended"
  2. Set, turn, or stand on end
    "upend the box and empty the contents"

Type of: lay, motility, motion, move, movement, overturn, place, pose, position, put, set, tip over, tump over, turn over

Encyclopedia: Upend