Definition of Lift. Meaning of Lift. Synonyms of Lift

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Definition of Lift

Lift
Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), n. [AS. lyft air. See Loft.] The sky; the atmosphere; the firmament. [Obs. or Scot.]
Lift
Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lifted; p. pr. & vb. n. Lifting.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l["o]fte, G. l["u]ften; -- prop., to raise into the air. See Loft, and cf. 1st Lift.] 1. To move in a direction opposite to that of gravitation; to raise; to elevate; to bring up from a lower place to a higher; to upheave; sometimes implying a continued support or holding in the higher place; -- said of material things; as, to lift the foot or the hand; to lift a chair or a burden.
Lift
Lift Lift (l[i^]ft), v. i. 1. To try to raise something; to exert the strength for raising or bearing. Strained by lifting at a weight too heavy. --Locke. 2. To rise; to become or appear raised or elevated; as, the fog lifts; the land lifts to a ship approaching it. 3. [See Lift, v. t., 5.] To live by theft. --Spenser.

Meaning of Lift from wikipedia

- Lift or LIFT may refer to: Elevator or lift, a device used for raising and lowering people or goods Rack lift, a type of elevator Ski lift, an aerial or...
- Lift-on/lift-off or LoLo ships are cargo ships with on-board cranes to load and unload cargo. While the common abbreviation of lift-on/lift-off is LoLo...
- A fluid flowing past the surface of a body exerts a force on it. Lift is the component of this force that is perpendicular to the oncoming flow direction...
- athlete attempts a maximum-weight single lift of a barbell loaded with weight plates. The two competition lifts in order are the snatch and the clean and...
- An elevator (US and Canada) or lift (Commonwealth countries) is a type of vertical transportation that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks)...
- Hydraulic lift may refer to: A type of hydraulic machinery Hydraulic elevator A form of hydraulic redistribution, a plant phenomenon...
- The lift coefficient (CL) is a dimensionless coefficient that relates the lift generated by a lifting body to the fluid density around the body, the fluid...
- A gondola lift is a means of cable transport and type of aerial lift which is supported and propelled by cables from above. It consists of a loop of steel...
- Liftoff, lift-off, or lift off may refer to: Lift-off (microtechnology), a fabrication technique Flame lift-off, a separation of flame from burner device...
- Lifting may refer to: Manual handling of loads Raising objects upwards, for example with lifting equipment Olympic weightlifting, an Olympic sport that...
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