verb (used with object)
- to transfer (measurements and the like) from a drawing, model, etc., to a piece being built.
- to form (a template) according to a drawing, model, etc.
verb (used without object)
- elevator (def. 2).
- any device used to lift or elevate, as a dumbwaiter or hoist.
- the capacity of a cargo ship measured in dead-weight tons.
- topping lift.
- the displacement of a pallet by an escape wheel that has been unlocked.
- the angle through which the pallet passes when so displaced.
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There are many more, but these items are relatively simple and if businesses did them, they would see a near-term lift in visibility and conversions.The average GMB profile has 73 reviews, 45 photos, 5 Posts and a star rating of 4.08|Greg Sterling|August 26, 2020|Search Engine Land
It offers 13 inches of vertical lift, 360 degrees of rotation and 75 degrees of tilt, which allow it to be flexible in a variety of workspace conditions including sit-and-stand desks and creative studios.The best monitor arms for desk-mounting your display|PopSci Commerce Team|August 26, 2020|Popular Science
Though electric forces alone are not enough to explain dust lift on Mars, the forces “are critical in the dust-lifting process and should be taken into account,” says Germán Martínez of the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston.Readers ask about Mars dust storms, Fermi bubbles and more|Science News Staff|August 23, 2020|Science News
However, some brands are seeing revenue lift in large part due to added virtual events, including Teen Vogue and its Teen Vogue Prom franchise that took place this spring.
That generates lift — upward force that helps an object stay in the air.
For every nanosecond that I miraculously lift off the ground, I land with an inordinately loud thud.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Specifically, the pilots got themselves into a high altitude stall, where the wings lose the capacity to provide lift.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Kurds claimed at least 100 Islamic militants were killed in the two-day battle to lift the siege.Iraqi Kurds Get Their Groove Back, End Siege of Mount Sinjar|Jamie Dettmer|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But only Congress has the ability to completely lift the trade embargo, which has been in place since 1962.
And for those seeking a quick fix: Studies show that light therapy can spur a mood lift in just several days.
The hopes of a man that is void of understanding are vain and deceitful: and dreams lift up fools.
Lift up thy hand over the strange nations, that they may see thy power.
Though, as everybody well knew, the doctor had forbidden her to lift so much as a pin!The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He rose upon it, it was under him, he felt its lift and irresistible momentum; almost it bore him up the steps.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
A girl was moved to pity by a picture of a lamb caught in a thicket, and tried to lift the branch that lay across the animal.Children's Ways|James Sully
British Dictionary definitions for lift (1 of 2)
- the thickness of ore extracted in one operation
- a set of pumps used in a mine
- the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on a wing, etc, at right angles to the airflow
- the upward force exerted by the gas in a balloon, airship, etc