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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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The person must be properly Fitted and positioned correctly into the harness prior to being lifted. This helps ensure safety and comfort.
The others came to our laboratories twice a week and lifted weights.
The operation called for each patrol boat to be loaded into a cradle, lifted to the deck of the ship and secured for transit.
Once your pelvis is lifted, slowly reverse the movement, rolling down through your spine one vertebra at a time while inhaling.
A partner who knows how to be lifted can become so much lighter than someone less experienced.
The curator at Kunst-Werke, or KW, Berlin, Klaus Biesenbach, asked to show Lifted Out Wall Leaning Over by 60 Degrees and Held Up by 5 People in the summer of 2000.
All residents classified as total dependence (Class 4) shall be lifted and transferred between beds, chairs, toilets, and bathing and weighing facilities by means of a full-sling mechanical lift device.
When the arm on the lead-leg side swings back, the lead leg is lifted. The speed of the backswing dictates the speed of the lead-leg lift.
Haworth has lifted 264 pounds in the snatch and 319 in the clean and jerk--the two types of Olympic lifting.
When a preset stacking height is reached, the lifting unit will lower automatically; the full skid moves away and an empty skid is moved to the stacking position and is then lifted for the start of another stacking cycle.
"When the motor has lifted the scooter into the top position, there can be 325 lb.