a pump in which a liquid is lifted rather than forced up from below.
a pump that raises a fluid to a higher level. It usually consists of a piston and vertical cylinder with flap or ball valves in both piston and cylinder base Compare force pump
[lift-slab] /ˈlɪftˌslæb/ adjective 1. noting or pertaining to a technique of constructing multistory buildings in which all horizontal slabs are cast at ground level and, when ready, are raised into position by hydraulic jacks.
- Lift the curtain
see: raise the curtain
noun 1. a dolly or truck for lifting and moving, especially palletized loads.
[lig-uh-muh nt] /ˈlɪg ə mənt/ noun 1. Anatomy, Zoology. a band of tissue, usually white and fibrous, serving to connect bones, hold organs in place, etc. 2. a tie or bond: The desire for personal freedom is a ligament uniting all peoples. /ˈlɪɡəmənt/ noun 1. (anatomy) any one of the bands or sheets of tough […]