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Wiktionary

  1. lifting(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lifting

    of Lift

  2. Lifting(adj)

    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. Andrei Kostin:

    If sanctions are lifted, for example ... then definitely our price will be higher, and that is also a very important factor that needs to be looked into, to wait until the summer to see if there are signals that there could be such move (lifting sanctions).

  2. Sonja Nixon Frazier:

    I saw him grab one of their arms when they were lifting him up in the stretcher and that was when I knew he would be okay, i don't look at Sonja Nixon Frazier as a hero. This is what I was supposed to do. It doesn't matter who he was or what skin color he had. I knew I was there to save his life. But it really was overwhelming emotionally. After I just smoked a cigarette and cried.

  3. Katey Torres:

    Although he did not have much he was always giving, anyone he came across loved his personality and he was always talking to people. Anyone he saw that needed help or just needed a smile he'd be there lifting your spirits. If someone was in need he would do what he could to help, no matter how hard the task. If he came across good fortune, he shared it.

  4. Yair Lapid:

    Today, a country that threatens the existence of Israel, denies the Holocaust, destabilizes the Middle East, subjugates its own people and supports terror across the globe is being strengthened by the international community, the lifting of sanctions strengthens Hezbollah, it strengthens (Syrian President Bashar al-) Assad, it strengthens terrorists across the region who benefit from Iranian support.

  5. Christopher Granville:

    The plausible partial lifting of European Union sanctions at the end of this year is consistent with debt capital markets becoming accessible again by non-sanctioned Russian issuers in the second half of the year, investors will no longer worry that companies who are not now sanctioned may suddenly appear on some new sanctions list in the near future.

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