Definition of Lifting

1. a. Used in, or for, or by, lifting.



Definition of Lifting

1. Noun. Plastic surgery for tightening facial tissues and improving the facial appearance; facelift. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of lift) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lifting

1. lift [v] - See also: lift

Medical Definition of Lifting

1. Used in, or for, or by, lifting. Lifting bridge, a lift bridge. Lifting jack. See Jack. Lifting machine. See Health lift, under Health. Lifting pump. One which tends to lift a vessel's bow out of water, as jibs and square foresails. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lifting

lift scheme
lift schemes
lift up
liftable
liftback
liftbacks
lifted
lifted a finger
lifter
lifters
liftest
lifteth
liftgate
liftgates
liftin
lifting (current term)
lifting a finger
lifting agent
lifting device
lifting gas
liftings
liftman
liftmen
liftoff
liftoffs
liftover
liftovers
lifts
lifts a finger
liftshaft

Literary usage of Lifting

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1. Mathematical and Physical Papers: Collected from Different Scientific by Baron William Thomson Kelvin, Sir Joseph Larmor, James Prescott Joule (1884)
"THE forces concerned in the laying and lifting of deep submarine cables attracted much public attention in the year 1857-58. An experimental trip to the Bay ..."

2. Seeding and Planting: A Manual for the Guidance of Forestry Students by James William Toumey (1916)
"The lifting and Later Treatment of Nursery Stock EVERY operation from the ... The roots should be injured as little as possible in the lifting and the stock ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"To be accurate, I also state that it serves, additionally, to operate a novel locking device with which said foot piece of the lifting arm is provided. ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"The casing or lifter is affixed vertically at the hinged side, the adjusting block being in the highest notch when the transom is closed. end of the lifting ..."

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