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1. n. the potency of alcohol in liquor. Now, this imported stuff has enough lift to raise the dead.
2. n. a brief spiritual or ego-lifting occurrence. Your kind words have given me quite a lift.
3. and lift-up n. drug euphoria; a rush. (Drugs.) The lift-up from the shot jarred her bones.
4. tv. to steal something. She had lifted this ring. We found it on her when we arrested her.
5. tv. to take something away. It was his third offense, so they lifted his license.
6. n. a tall heel on shoes that makes someone seem taller. (Usually plural.) I feel better in my lifts.
7. n. a surgical face-lift. He had a lift on his vacation, but his face still looked two sizes too big.
8. n. a device—worn under the hair at the temples—that provides some of the effects of a surgical face-lift. Do you think she’s wearing a lift?
9. n. a ride; transportation. Would you like a lift over to your apartment?
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night; Samson brought down when hair cut, since essential nature was altered, vow was broken; impatiens won't grow in sun because of shade-loving nature; impatiens defy nature, flowers not used in reproduction, hidden flowers form seeds; weight lifters defy nature, essential nature is hidden, gentle.
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The lifter picks up the barbell from the floor and thrusts it overhead without stopping.
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With this design, you need to assemble the lifter around the pot before moving.
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In this column I will discuss the lifter, why it is used, angles/travel, and some design considerations in relation to the angle/travel.
March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A fully integrated Vacuum-Hoist Lifter equipped with an extended articulating operator handle for lifting and positioning heavy, porous loads is now available from ANVER Corporation of Hudson, Massachusetts.
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North Wales lifter Stephanie Owens took a big step forward on her quest for a Games place.