U

Uba Tuba (Norwegian granite)
uh-huh
UL-listed (adj)
Ultrasuede (trademarked; use “imitation suede”)
underarm
underbed
undercabinet
undercounter
undereye (adj; added 5.5.14)
underlayer
underline (v)
underlining
undermount sink
undershirt
underside
undersink
underskirt
underslip
underused
under way (adv)
underway (adj)
Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
United States (n)
until (not “till” in recipe copy)
unpin
upbeat
up-country (n, adv, v)
upcycle
uplight
upside down (adv)
upside-down (adj)
upside-down cake
up-to-date (always hyphenated)
U.S. (adj)
U.S.A.
usable
user-friendly
U shape (noun)
U-shape (adj)
U.S. RDA

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