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Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. lifts

    Ropes which reach from each mast-head to their respective yard-arms to steady and suspend the ends. Their use is to keep the yard in equilibrium, or to raise one of its extremities higher than the other if necessary, but particularly to support the weight when a number of men are employed on it, furling or reefing the sail. The yards are said to be squared by the lifts when they hang at right angles with the masts.--Topping-lifts. (See TOPPING-LIFTS.)

Anagrams for lifts »

  1. flist

  2. flits

How to pronounce lifts?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lifts in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lifts in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of lifts in a Sentence

  1. Steven Weinberg:

    The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy.

  2. Nicholas Hammond:

    The wardrobe man would joke to my mother and say, ‘Why don’t you just hit him over the head so he stops growing?’ i started with great big lifts in my shoes, but then they took them out, and I eventually had to stand barefoot because I got to be much taller than Charmian Carr (Liesel).

  3. Mark Di Nola:

    The industry is aware of issues involved in the continued use of aging ski lifts, in this case 37 years. Analogous to our country's aging infrastructure of roads and bridges.

  4. Steven Weinberg:

    The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce and gives it some of the grace of tragedy.

  5. Madam Chaiang Kai-shek:

    I go walking, and the hills loom above me, range upon range, one against the other. I cannot tell where one begins and another leaves off. But when I talk with God, He lifts me up where I can see clearly where everything has a distinct contour.

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