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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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MARK Shuttleworth became the world's second space tourist yesterday as a Russian rocket lifted off from a launchpad in Central Asia to carry him to the International Space Station.
Deep Space 2 and the Mars Polar Lander lifted off at 12:21 p.
After a three-day delay because of uncooperative weather, Rutan and Melton lifted off at 6:17 a.
According to the safety board analysis, Reid was ``at least'' assisting Jessica when the plane lifted off from the wet runway and he probably had taken over the controls completely by the time of the crash.
an operating subsidiary of Proxity's On Alert Systems, announces the Cyber Scout successfully lifted off from the test stand entirely under its own power.
Branson, chairman of Virgin Atlantic Airways, lifted off Tuesday from a North African military air base near Marrakech, Morocco, in a hot-air balloon stocked with caviar and a microwave.
An Atlas IIAS rocket successfully lifted off today at 2:04 a.
The Mars Pathfinder began its 310 million-mile journey atop an unmanned rocket that lifted off at 1:58 a.
Space force officials refused immediate explanation of what went wrong after the four-stage Proton booster lifted off at 11:48 p.
22, a Russian Proton K rocket lifted off from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, with the EchoStar VIII satellite for EchoStar of Littleton, Colo.
Then it is lifted off the stage, hanging suspended from cables until the angled floor is built.
NSS-7 lifted off from the Guiana Space Center aboard an Ariane 4 rocket at 1:02 A.