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  • 1lift — 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}… …

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  • 2Lift Upgrading Programme — (LUP) (Chinese: 电梯翻新) is a Singapore Housing and Development Board (HDB) project which upgrades and improves the facilities of the lifts at HDB flats which became an issue in the 2006 general election. This project is for housing blocks built… …

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  • 3High intensity training — (HIT) is a form of strength training popularized in the 1970s by Arthur Jones of Nautilus and MedX fame. Everything of any value related to exercise can be stated in less than a thousand words, can, in fact, be fairly well covered in only a few… …

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  • 4Lift (soaring) — Lift, or more precisely static lift , is rising air used by soaring birds and by humans in gliding, hang gliding and paragliding to make extended soaring flights. There are four principal types of lift:cite book | last = Welch | first = John |… …

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  • 5lift — [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… …

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  • 6Lift Every Voice and Sing — often called The Negro National Hymn , The Negro National Anthem , The Black National Anthem , or The African American National Anthem is a song written as a poem by James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) and set to music by his brother John Rosamond… …

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  • 7lift — [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,… …

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  • 8High-speed rail — is a type of passenger rail transport that operates significantly faster than the normal speed of rail traffic. Specific definitions include 200 km/h (124 mph) and faster depending on whether the track is upgraded or new by the European Union,… …

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  • 9high — high, tall, lofty mean above the average in height. High, the general term (opposed to low), implies marked extension upward and is applied chiefly to things which rise from a base or foundation {a high hill} {a high building} or are placed at a… …

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  • 10Lift Every Voice and Sing — [Lift Every Voice and Sing] a popular song that is often called the ‘African American National Anthem’. It was written in 1900 for ↑Lincoln s Birthday celebrations by James Weldon Johnson, a writer who was the first ↑African American to be leader …

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  • 11High Energy Density Matter — High Energy Density Matter, or HEDM, is a class of energetic materials, particularly fuel, with a high ratio of potential chemical energy output to density, usually termed thrust to weight ratio , hence high energy density . The substances are… …

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  • 12Lift Engineering — Infobox Defunct Company company name = Lift Engineering (Yan Lifts) company fate = Bankrupt foundation = flagicon|USA Carson City, Nevada defunct = 1996 location = Carson City, Nevada, USA industry = Lift Firm key people = Jan K. Kunczynski Les… …

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  • 13High-lift device — In aircraft design, high lift devices are a variety of mechanisms intended to add lift during certain portions of flight. They include common devices such as flaps and slats, as well as less common devices such as leading edge extensions and… …

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  • 14Lift-to-drag ratio — In aerodynamics, the lift to drag ratio, or L/D ratio ( ell over dee in the US, ell dee in the UK), is the amount of lift generated by a wing or vehicle, divided by the drag it creates by moving through the air. A higher or more favorable L/D… …

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  • 15Lift (force) — For other uses, see Lift. Boeing 747 8F landing A fluid flowing past the surface of a body exerts a surface force on it. Lift is the component of this force that is perpendicular to the …

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  • 16lift — v. & n. v. 1 tr. (often foll. by up, off, out, etc.) raise or remove to a higher position. 2 intr. go up; be raised; yield to an upward force (the window will not lift). 3 tr. give an upward direction to (the eyes or face). 4 tr. a elevate to a… …

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  • 17High Speed Thrill Coaster (roller coaster) — Infobox roller coaster name= High Speed Thrill Coaster caption= location= Knoebels section= type= Steel type2= Junior status= Open opened= 1955 manufacturer= Overland Amusement Company designer= Overland Amusement Company model= track= Oval lift …

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  • 18lift — liftable, adj. lifter, n. /lift/, v.t. 1. to move or bring (something) upward from the ground or other support to a higher position; hoist. 2. to raise or direct upward: He lifted his arm in a gesture of farewell; to lift one s head. 3. to remove …

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  • 19lift — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. raise, elevate, exalt; uplift; informal, steal. See elevation, stealing. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The work of lifting] Syn. pull, lifting, upthrow, ascension, raising, weight, foot pounds, elevation …

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  • 20lift — 1 /lIft/ verb 1 MOVE STH WITH YOUR HANDS (T) to take something in your hands and raise it, move it, or carry it somewhere: He tried to lift the sleeping girl, but she was too heavy. | lift sth onto/out of/off etc: I lifted down my suitcase and… …

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