Definition of Lifts

1. Noun. (plural of lift) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of lift) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lifts

1. lift [v] - See also: lift

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lifts

liftgate
liftgates
liftin
lifting
lifting a finger
lifting agent
lifting device
lifting gas
liftings
liftman
liftmen
liftoff
liftoffs
liftover
liftovers
lifts (current term)
lifts a finger
liftshaft
lifull
lig
ligament
ligament of head of femur
ligament of left superior vena cava
ligament of left vena cava
ligamenta
ligamenta alaria
ligamenta annularia trachealia
ligamenta auricularia
ligamenta capitulorum transversa

Literary usage of Lifts

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"lifts are constructed either for raising passengers in buildings or for heavier loads, ... In lifts or elevators, the working force is either hand, steam, ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1869)
"The following are the lifts most generally employed:— Vertical lifts by means of Steam Power. ||—The apparatus consists of a cage moving between vertical ..."

3. Hydraulics and Its Applications by Arnold Hartley Gibson (1919)
"CHAPTER XXI Hydraulic Appliances—lifts and Hoists—The Hydraulic ... HYDRAULIC lifts AND HOISTS. PROBABLY in the aggregate more power is used by lifts and ..."

4. Hydraulics and Its Applications by Arnold Hartley Gibson (1908)
"Hydraulic- Appliances—lifts and Hoists—The Hydraulic Jigger—Cranes—The ... power is used by lifts and hoists than by any other class of hydraulic machinery, ..."

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