a sail that when filled tends to raise the hull of a ship or boat (opposed to ).
[lift-awf, -of] /ˈlɪftˌɔf, -ˌɒf/ noun 1. Aeronautics, Rocketry. 2. Informal. the launching or commencement of a project, plan, etc.: The liftoff of the sales campaign will be next month. adjective 3. that removes by lifting off; capable of being lifted off: a liftoff correction tape for typewriters; magnetized, liftoff nameplates. /ˈlɪftˌɒf/ noun 1. the initial […]
noun 1. . [loos-joint] /ˈlusˈdʒɔɪnt/ noun 1. a hinge having a knuckle formed from half of each flap, and with the upper half removable from the pin.
noun 1. a pump in which a liquid is lifted rather than forced up from below. noun 1. 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.