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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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Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa is currently on the ISS engaged in a long-term mission, after he and two other astronauts from the United States and Russia left for the space station aboard a Soyuz spacecraft that lifted off from Kazakhstan in June.
The two spacecraft, known as STEREO, for Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory, lifted off from Cape Canaveral, carrying cameras which have been developed with help from university boffins.
TWO more easyJet routes lifted off from Liverpool John Lennon airport today, to Marseilles in southern France and Faro in Portugal, adding to the Krakow link with Poland which began yesterday.
17, 1903, when Orville and Wilbur Wright first lifted off the sands of Kill Devil Hills near Kitty Hawk, N.
The bearings have lifted off and are up in the air.
A 161ft Soyuz TM-34 rocketship carrying the trio lifted off at 0726 BST.
After weeks of frustrating delays due to bad weather, their balloon, Breitling Orbiter 3, lifted off on March 1 from Chateau-d'Oex (sha-TOE-deh) in the Swiss Alps.
He loaded a tool box filled with pollen on a sticky substance and Q-tips into the bucket and lifted off the ground in search of ripe seed pods.
The Proton Breeze M rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 2:10 a.
SHOT LIST, ATLAS V ROCKET LIFTED OFF AT CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION SOURCE NASA
We were flying down the back straight and then I lifted off for turn four," he said.
Summary: A rocket developed by internet entrepreneur Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies has lifted off and reached orbit.