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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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Left to their own devices, many lifters will arbitrarily select any old weight on just about all of their exercises.
At least one term lifter declined the offer to take additional volumes, and will keep its Murban supplies steady at full contracted volumes for December.
BEST Series lifters have been used in a wide range of industries.
Magnetic lifters consist of permanent magnets arranged in a housing so that both north and south poles contact the surface of the types of ferrous objects that they are designed to lift.
The Cabinet Lifter can be used to transport, lift and position cabinets and can also be used over existing base units so you don't need to rip out the entire kitchen to give the room a new look.
It has many nostalgic black-and-white photos - George Eiferman hoisting a barbell with one hand while playing a trumpet, Les Stockton holding his wife ``Pudgy'' (she was anything but) high in the air with one hand, and even my old man, the late wrestler and weight lifter ``Brother Frank'' Jares, showing off his physique next to the man who was to become a gymnasium mogul, Vic Tanny.
Anything I see, I can eat Some lifters aren't as lucky.
The investigators interviewed 163 weight lifters, including 16 women, who pumped iron at local gyms at least six hours a week.
Roller lifters could mean that camshafts would now generally be manufactured in steel as opposed to the traditional gray iron around which CWC Textron's business was built.
SEATTLE -- LiftPort Group, the space elevator companies, today announced that it has successfully completed its second round of preliminary tests of its high altitude platform and robotic lifters.
Lifters can cause tool maintenance, repair, and processing issues if not designed properly.
Lifters at times can cause read-through and gloss problems, due to lack of cooling, deflection (as mentioned last month), and the lifter not being flush with the cavity surface.