Definition of Forklift

1. Noun. A small industrial vehicle with a power operated forked platform in front that can be inserted under loads to lift and move them.

Generic synonyms: Self-propelled Vehicle



Definition of Forklift

1. Noun. A small industrial vehicle with a power-operated fork-like pronged platform that can be raised and lowered for insertion under a load, often on pallets, to be lifted and moved ¹

2. Verb. to move or stack using such a vehicle ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Forklift

1. to raise or transport by means of a forklift (a machine with projecting prongs) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forklift

forken
forker
forkers
forkful
forkfuls
forkhead
forkheads
forkier
forkiest
forkiness
forkinesses
forking
forking out
forking over
forkless
forklift (current term)
forklifted
forklifting
forklifts
forklike
forkmaker
forkmakers
forks
forks in the road
forks out
forks over
forksful
forktail
forktails
forky

Literary usage of Forklift

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1. 1996 Defense Budget: Potential Reductions, Rescissions, & Restrictions in by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"The funds have not been released because, according to Navy Comptroller officials, they are excess to fiscal year 1995 forklift truck requirements and are ..."

2. Snakebite by Paul Gowack, William Torphy, William Torphy, Paul Gowack (2005)
"A red forklift then appeared unexpectedly from beneath their high roost, ... Shouting and cursing, the men helped guide the prongs of a forklift under a ..."

3. Dismantling the Bomb and Managing the Nuclear Materials (1994)
"Completion of the first forklift development project is expected in 1993 (14). The next step in the forklift project would be to design and manufacture an ..."

4. Surviving Twilight: A Soldier's Chronicle of Daily Life in Iraq by Shane A. Bernskoetter (2005)
"Yeah, you get a forklift laid down on its side in a shower ... Like nobody noticed the forklift flying by the shop at mach 1.5, the ensuing boom and the ..."

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