Lift


Lift

Lift may mean:

*Lift (force), a mechanical force generated by a solid object moving through a fluid
*Lift (soaring), rising air used by soaring birds and glider, hang glider and paraglider pilots for soaring flight
*Lift (soft drink), a brand of carbonated beverage produced and marketed by the Coca-Cola Company
*Lift (data mining), a measure of the performance of a model at segmenting the population
*Lift (mathematics), a morphism h from X to Z such that gh = f
*Lift (web framework), for Scala and Java programming like Ruby on Rails
*LIFT Conference, a conference about the challenges and opportunities of technology in society
* London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT)
*"De Lift" (The Lift), a 1983 horror film by Dick Maas

in music:
*Lift (band), a German rock band
*"Lift" (Audio Adrenaline album) (2001)
*"Lift" (Love and Rockets album) (1998)
*"Lift" (Poets of the Fall song), a 2004 single
*"Lift" (Sister Hazel album) (2004)
*"Lift" (Shannon Noll album) (2005)
**"Lift" (Shannon Noll song), the title track of Shannon Noll's album of the same name

Lift may also refer to:
*Airlift, in logistics, the act of transporting people or cargo from point to point using aircraft
*Elevator, called a lift in British English, a device used for raising and lowering people or goods
**Rack lift, a type of elevator
**Ski lift, an aerial or surface lift for uphill transport
**Space elevator, a hypothetical structure for transporting material from a planet's surface into space
**Wheelchair lift (also called a "platform lift"), a powered device to assist a person in a wheelchair in passing a vertical barrier.
*Elevator shoe, an insole device that makes a person appear taller
*Figure skating lifts
*Forklift, a trucking device
*Hitchhiking, a form of transport in which the traveller tries to get a lift (or ride) from another traveller
*Suspension lift, an automobile modification to increase the ride height
*Homotopy lifting property, in mathematics, a unique path over a map
*Retake or lift, a symbol used in musical notation
*LIFT (Logically Integrated FORTRAN Translator), a program for the UNIVAC 1108 that converted FORTRAN II source code to FORTRAN V source code


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  • lift — [ lift ] n. m. • 1909; de l angl. lifted shot « coup soulevé » ♦ Anglic. Au tennis, Effet donné à une balle en la frappant de bas en haut, de façon à en augmenter le rebond. ● lift nom masculin (anglais lift, de to lift, soulever) Au tennis,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lift — Lift, n. 1. Act of lifting; also, that which is lifted. [1913 Webster] 2. The space or distance through which anything is lifted; as, a long lift. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 3. Help; assistance, as by lifting. Hence: A ride in a vehicle, given by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lift — (l[i^]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lifting}.] [Icel. lypta, fr. lopt air; akin to Sw. lyfta to lift, Dan. l[ o]fte, G. l[ u]ften; prop., to raise into the air. See {Loft}, and cf. 1st {Lift}.] 1. To move in a direction… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lift — [lift] vt. [ME liften < ON lypta < lopt, air, akin to OE lyft, Ger luft, Du lucht] 1. to bring up to a higher position; raise 2. to pick up and move or set [lift the box down from the shelf] 3. to hold up; support high in the air 4. to… …   English World dictionary

  • lift — LIFT, lifturi, s.n. Ascensor. – Din engl., fr. lift. Trimis de RACAI, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  LIFT s. v. ascensor. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  lift s. n., pl. lífturi …   Dicționar Român

  • lift — lift; lift·able; lift·er; lift·man; shop·lift; shop·lift·er; shop·lift·ing; up·lift·er; up·lift·ment; up·lift·ed·ness; …   English syllables

  • LIFT — vt: to put an end to: make no longer effective lift the stay Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. lift I …   Law dictionary

  • lift — vb 1 Lift, raise, rear, elevate, hoist, heave, boost are comparable when meaning to move from a lower to a higher place or position. Lift often carries an implication of effort exerted to overcome the resistance of weight {lift a large stone}… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Lift Me Up — may refer to: *Lift Me Up, an unreleased song by Live recorded during the Throwing Copper sessions * Lift Me Up , a 1990 single by Jeff Lynne. * Lift Me Up (Kate Voegele song) , a 2008 song by Kate Voegele * Lift Me Up , a 1992 single by Howard… …   Wikipedia

  • lift — [n1] transportation car ride, drive, journey, passage, ride, run, transport; concept 155 lift [n2] help, aid assist, assistance, boost, comfort, encouragement, hand, leg up*, pickme up*, reassurance, relief, secours, shot in the arm*, succor,… …   New thesaurus