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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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With the Tri Lifter, we knocked 'em dead," he said.
Anything I see, I can eat Some lifters aren't as lucky.
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The company says its lifters can be attached to a number of carriers such as excavators, wheel or track type loaders, cranes, pipelayers, forklifts as well as many others.
Forward Flexion (Photo #1 -- Starting Position) -- With the lifter assuming a tilted head position in extension, the spotter interlocks his fingers, places them over the lifter's forehead, and applies gentle, even resistance as the lifter flexes the head forward to a position where the chin is in near contact with the upper chest.
This increases the working range and efficiency of the lifter as well as improving safety, since the risks associated with using an over-dimensioned lifter are reduced.
A fellow weight lifter glanced at the Brit and remarked: "You realize, you're very, very strong and what you're doing is a sport.
Another product launched was the KS WIGA, a vertical lifter that uses a simple manual winch to raise loads weighing a maximum of 120kg up to 4m.
Among the properties tended by Lulyon were four apartment buildings, all owned by the same individual and each managed by a different weight lifter.
ISLAMABAD -- Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) of Islamabad Police has arrested a car lifter and recovered one vehicle from him, a police spokesman said.