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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 top part of the steeple will be lifted off by a crane"
However, the obligation was lifted off today until further notice.
Around 9 hours after being lifted off, Turkey's new satellite departed from the last stage of projectile rocket and started to go round around the earth.
The 230-ton Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off at 9:52 am, carrying five satellites from four countries namely France, Germany, Canada and Singapore.
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.
A rocket carrying the Venus orbiter Akatsuki, which means Dawn in Japanese, lifted off from the Kagoshima space centre in southern Japan, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said.
She and two Soviet cosmonauts lifted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome into a clear blue sky, where Helen will perform eight days of experiments on the orbiting space station Mir.
When the Wright Brothers lifted off at Kitty Hawk in 1903, they flew a plane with two sets of wings, one below the other.
About 125 million years before the two airmen lifted off at Kitty Hawk in their biplane, a 1-meter-long dinosaur was swooping from tree to tree with the same arrangement of wings, a new study suggests.
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.
Today we have photographs of Saturn from the Hubble Space Telescope and space explorers, including the Cassini-Huygens Mission that lifted off in 1997.