lifter

[ lif-ter ]
/ ˈlɪf tər /

noun

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.

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Origin of lifter

First recorded in 1525–35; lift + -er1
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