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Proxy server terms: Downstream, Upstream, Forward, Reverse proxies

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What are the exact definitions for Downstream, Upstream, Forward, Reverse proxies. Is an upstream proxy another name for forward proxy, and in the same vein, is downstream proxy another term fro reverse proxy?   I'm looking for clear definition since most sources make definitions very confusing.

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