Technology / Aviation / Lift: The force exerted on the top of a moving airfoil as a low-pressure area [vacuum] that causes a wingform to rise. AIRFOILs do not 'float' on air, as is often assumed—like a boat hull floats on water—but are 'pulled up' [lifted] by low air pressures trying to equalize.

Other Words for Lift

Lift Verb Synonyms: discontinue, end, terminate, stop
Lift Noun Synonyms: encouragement, boost, stimulus, inducement, inspiration, reassurance, cheering up, shot in the arm
Lift Adjective Synonyms: raise, elevate, hoist, heave (up)


Technology / Programming / Lifting: Lifting is the process by which the differences among multiple, concrete implementations of the same algorithm are abstracted away, producing a generic algorithm. MORE

Belavi Facelift Massage

Health / Massage / Belavi Facelift Massage: A series of massage techniques using acupressure points, lymphatic drainage strokes, and facial massage strokes, Belav?­ Facelift Massage is designed to firm sagging skin, stimulate blood and oxygen, MORE

Lifting Condensation Level (LCL)

Science / Weather / Lifting Condensation Level (LCL): The height at which a parcel of moist air becomes saturated when it is lifted dry adiabatically. MORE

Orographic Lifting

Science / Weather / Orographic Lifting: Where the flow of air is forced up and over barriers such as highlands or mountains. Moist air being forced aloft begins to cool, consequently condensation forms, and rain or snow begins to fall. By t MORE

Shoulder Lifts

Health / Yoga / Shoulder Lifts: A warm-up pose. Lift the shoulder and let it down gradually. MORE

Lifted Index (LI)

Science / Weather / Lifted Index (LI): A measure of atmospheric instability that is obtained by computing the temperature that the air near the ground would have if it were lifted to a higher level and comparing it to the actual temperatur MORE