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Wiktionary

  1. liftingnoun

    Plastic surgery for tightening facial tissues and improving the facial appearance; facelift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lifting

    of Lift

  2. Liftingadjective

    used in, or for, or by, lifting

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Lifting

    Moving or bringing something from a lower level to a higher one. The concept encompasses biomechanic stresses resulting from work done in transferring objects from one plane to another as well as the effects of varying techniques of patient handling and transfer.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. lifting

    The rising of fog or haze from the surface of the water.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Lifting

    This technical term in the printing trade, because type is lifted out of the columns prior to distribution, or, as may happen in a newspaper, to be held over until the next issue for want of space, has come to be applied by journalists to literary theft. Facts, anecdotes, or jokes stolen from a contribution submitted to an editor on approval are said to have been “lifted.” One newspaper, too, often “lifts” matter from another without acknowledgment.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lifting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lifting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of lifting in a Sentence

  1. Democratic Leader Harry Reid:

    We've made very clear to Republicans that if they want this -- (lifting) an oil export ban -- there must be included in this policies to reduce our carbon emissions and encourage use of renewable energy.

  2. Olivier Jakob:

    The lifting of the ban on U.S. exports will provide some underlying support for U.S. crude. Oil demand in 2015 was exceptionally high and at current prices, demand is going to remain strong next year, for now, there is still an ample supply of crude and a huge amount in storage.

  3. Chris Harrison:

    If you want to look down and see if you're squatting or lifting a leg or kicking a ball, it's more than accurate enough to capture those kind of cases.

  4. Scott Walker:

    Lifting the sanctions (and) giving them credibility in the world not only emboldens the problems we have in terms of their illicit nuclear infrastructure, but this is the leading state sponsor of terrorism this is a direct threat to Israel.

  5. Thom Mrozek:

    After a careful review of the matter, we are planning on lifting the ‘seizure in place’ order and directing the museum to repatriate the artifacts that we believe were illegally obtained.

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