[ lif-ter ]
/ ˈlɪf tər /


a person or thing that lifts.
Machinery. a device or machine part used for lifting another part, as a cam used for lifting a valve in an engine.

Origin of lifter

First recorded in 1525–35; lift + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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