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Lift

Meanings and phrases

lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of giving temporary assistance
  2. the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity; aerodynamic lift
  3. transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable); airlift
  4. the event of something being raised upward; elevation; raising
  5. lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building; elevator
  6. plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; face lift; facelift; face lifting; cosmetic surgery; rhytidectomy; rhytidoplasty; nip and tuck
  7. a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground; rise
  8. a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg
  9. one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
  10. a ride in a car
  11. the act of raising something; raise; heave
  12. a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill; ski tow; ski lift

lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. raise from a lower to a higher position; raise; elevate; get up; bring up
  2. take hold of something and move it to a different location
  3. move upwards; raise
  4. make audible
  5. cancel officially; revoke; annul; countermand; reverse; repeal; overturn; rescind; vacate
  6. move upward; rise; arise; move up; go up; come up; uprise
  7. raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; hoist; wind
  8. raise in rank or condition; raise; elevate
  9. take off or away by decreasing
  10. make off with belongings of others; pilfer; cabbage; purloin; pinch; abstract; snarf; swipe; hook; sneak; filch; nobble
  11. invigorate or heighten; raise
  12. fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; airlift
  13. perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face; face-lift
  14. pay off (a mortgage)
  15. take (root crops) out of the ground
  16. call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs
  17. rise upward, as from pressure or moisture
  18. put an end to; raise
  19. remove (hair) by scalping
  20. remove from a seedbed or from a nursery
  21. remove from a surface
  22. take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property; plagiarize; plagiarise
  23. rise up; rise; rear
  24. take illegally; rustle

Alpine lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a surface lift where riders hold a bar and are pulled up the hill on their skis; T-bar lift; T-bar

T-bar lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a surface lift where riders hold a bar and are pulled up the hill on their skis; T-bar; Alpine lift
n.
  1. the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity; lift

chair lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a ski lift on which riders (skiers or sightseers) are seated and carried up or down a mountainside; seats are hung from an endless overhead cable; chairlift

face lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; facelift; lift; face lifting; cosmetic surgery; rhytidectomy; rhytidoplasty; nip and tuck
  2. a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes; facelift; face lifting

lift bridge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it; drawbridge
E.g.
  • The high-level bridge was preferred to a low-level lift bridge.
  • One other bridge spanned the C & D Canal before the lift bridge.
  • A new four-lane lift bridge was completed in stages from 1975 to 1982.

lift off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. depart from the ground; take off
E.g.
  • CC1 was the "second" hovercraft to lift off in 1960.
  • On 2 May the pilot let the aircraft lift off to under low thrust.
  • To lose enough weight to lift off, the cast jettison their bodies.

lift out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. take out or up with or as if with a scoop; scoop; scoop out; scoop up; take up

lift pump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pump used to lift rather than force a liquid up

lift up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; elate; uplift; pick up; intoxicate
  2. take and lift upward; pick up; gather up
E.g.
  • Visitors rode the ski lift up from the base of the adjacent Ski Beech.
  • Hatch covers can slide forwards, backwards, or to the side, lift up or fold up.
  • The nose did lift up however with the tail of the plane nearly struck the ground.

ski lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill; ski tow; lift
E.g.
  • The force reached the lower ski lift at around 21:00.
  • Israel also constructed an approach road and a ski lift.
  • The first ski lift was launched in 1984.

surface lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a ski tow that pulls skiers up a slope without lifting them off the ground

top lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the bottom layer of a heel

lift hill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is in place to line up with the chain on the lift hill.
  • After dispatch, the train is pulled backwards up the lift hill.
  • Trains then make a left hand turn and climb the second lift hill.

lift the siege

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This will lift the siege on Fancheng."
  • The next day, three Malian army units gave up trying to lift the siege.
  • The defeated Manchu lift the siege the following month (on 3 April 1655).

heavy lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was the world's largest heavy lift shipping company.
  • These included heavy lift vessels, ferries, and offshore vessels.
  • Built as one of four early heavy lift ships for DDG Hansa, she was designed to carry locomotives and other large cargo.

gondola lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A gondola lift runs 2100 m and surface lifts support skiers.
  • The gondola lift has four stations:
  • In 2013 the "Auenfeldjet", a gondola lift for 10 persons, was linked to it.

lift irrigation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Kunitomo developed agricultural applications of these technologies, such as a giant pump powered by an ox, to lift irrigation water.
  • Currently the world's largest multi-stage lift irrigation project, its farthest upstream influence is at the confluence of the Pranhita and Godavari rivers.
  • Yediyurappa’s statement about releasing Krishna waters from Tubchi-Babalad lift irrigation scheme to Maharashtra, and yet again, raised the demand for separate Statehood for north Karnataka if the region is neglected.

vertical lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It included a long vertical lift span.
  • A vertical lift bridge over the Red River connects Selkirk with the smaller town of East Selkirk.

able to lift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These would be lighter than the displaced air and able to lift an airship.
  • In her transformed state, Molly is incredibly strong and is able to lift skyscrapers.
  • He lifted 70 kg on his first bench press attempt and within six months he was able to lift 115 kg.
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