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  1. Plural of lift


  1. third-person singular of lift

Extensive Definition

Lift may mean:
Lift may also refer to:
  • Airlift, in logistics, the act of transporting people or cargo from point to point using aircraft
  • Elevator, called a lift in British English, a device used for raising and lowering people or goods
    • Rack lift, a type of elevator
    • Ski lift, an aerial or surface lift for uphill transport
    • Space elevator, a hypothetical structure for transporting material from a planet's surface into space
    • Wheelchair lift (also called a "platform lift"), a powered device to assist a person in a wheelchair in passing a vertical barrier.
  • Elevator shoe, an insole device that makes a person appear taller
  • Figure skating lifts
  • Forklift, a trucking device
  • Hitchhiking, a form of transport in which the traveller tries to get a lift (or ride) from another traveller
  • Suspension lift, an automobile modification to increase the ride height
  • Homotopy lifting property, in mathematics, a unique path over a map
  • Retake or lift, a symbol used in musical notation
  • LIFT (Logically Integrated FORTRAN Translator), a program for the UNIVAC 1108 that converted FORTRAN II source code to FORTRAN V source code
lifts in Danish: Lift
lifts in German: Lift
lifts in Dutch: Lift
lifts in Japanese: リフト
lifts in Swedish: Lift
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