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  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.)

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  2. flits

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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. Scott Kratz:

    How do we make sure - before speculation begins - that policies are in place so the rising tide lifts all boats, so that economic opportunities benefit existing residents as well as new residents?

  3. Bill Clinton:

    I don't think there's anything sinister in trying to get wealthy people in countries that are seriously involved in development to spend their money wisely in a way that helps poor people and lifts them up.

  4. Neil Armstrong:

    We've often had people come up to us and tell us how the moon landing inspired them. They come up to Rick and I and tell us how they were inspired by the achievement and how it made them want to be better, that's a very powerful thing. It's a pleasure to be a part of something that lifts humanity up.

  5. Lisa Murkowski:

    We are letting Iran export its oil to markets that we prevent our own companies from accessing, any deal that lifts sanctions on Iranian oil will disadvantage American companies unless we lift the antiquated ban on our own oil exports. And Murkowski’s committee held a hearing June 9 on a bill that she and Sen. Heitkamp, North Dakota Democrat, have co-sponsored on lifting the ban. However, a top Senate staff told FoxNews.com after the Iran deal was struck Tuesday that Murkowski has no intentions of holding up a major foreign policy vote or international trade legislation over lifting the ban, likely references to the Trans-Pacific Partnershippact being debated in Congress and the upcoming votes on the Iran nuclear deal. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said this spring that Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz does n’t think.

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