Lift Wires

Technology / Aviation / Lift Wires: Interplane bracing wires that help support wingloads when the plane is in flight. Direction of travel is upward from the bottom of the fuselage to the top of the interplane struts. Also known as FLYING WIRES, the opposite of LANDING WIRES.

Other Words for Lift

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

Technology / Aviation / Flying Wires: Interplane bracing wires that help support wingloads when the plane is in flight. Direction of travel is upward and outward from the fuselage to the interplane struts. Also known as LIFT WIRES, the op MORE

Olympic Lifts

Health / Fitness / Olympic Lifts: Two movements used in national and international Olympic competitions: the SNATCH and the CLEAN and JERK. MORE

Odd Lifts

Health / Fitness / Odd Lifts: Exercises used in competition other than snatch and clean and jerk, such as squats, bench presses, and barbell curls. 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

Lifting Clause

Business / Real Estate / Lifting Clause: A provision in a junior mortgage that allows the underlying senior loan to be replaced or refinanced so long as the amount of the new senior loan does not exceed the amount of the first lien outstandi MORE

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