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lift

Sports medicine
noun The raising of an extremity.

Vox populi-UK
noun Elevator.

LIFT

Abbreviation for:
Late Intervention Following Thrombolysis
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lift

(lift)
1. To raise or elevate.
2. The act of lifting.
3. A device for lifting.
[O.E., lypta]

lift

(lift)
1. To raise or elevate.
2. A material used to equalize the length of a shortened side of the body with the unshortened, normal, side, as on a shoe. Synonym: wedge (3)
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3 : to move upward and disappear or become scattered <The haze lifted.
A: A recent report from the Physicians Health Study showed that men who lifted weights at least 30 minutes a week had a reduced risk of heart disease.
As a rehearsal, one of the empty cradles was lifted to the ship to ensure the final, heavier load would clear several vent shaft pipes lining the deck.
Bremler, a 6-foot, 280-pound defensive lineman, lifted 275 pounds on the power clean and squatted 515.
Lift left arm and right leg higher (toward the ceiling) and lower to original lifted height.
A partner who knows how to be lifted can become so much lighter than someone less experienced.
When the arm on the lead-leg side swings back, the lead leg is lifted.
After all, the residents felt comfortable being lifted and transferred by those whom they had always trusted--the nurses and nurse aides in the home.
Haworth has lifted 264 pounds in the snatch and 319 in the clean and jerk--the two types of Olympic lifting.
When the motor has lifted the scooter into the top position, there can be 325 lb.
It all depends on the type of vehicle being lifted and the type of service being done.
Your opposite hand and leg should be lifted simultaneously.