Lift may mean:
- Lift (force), a mechanical force generated by an object moving through a fluid
- Lift (soaring), rising air used by soaring birds and glider, hang glider and paraglider pilots for soaring flight
- Lift (soft drink), a brand of carbonated beverage produced and marketed by the Coca-Cola Company
- Lift (data mining), a measure of the performance of a model at segmenting the population
- Airlift, in logistics, the act of transporting people or cargo from point to point using aircraft
- Figure skating lifts, movements in pair skating and ice dancing
- Hitchhiking, a form of transport in which the traveller tries to get a lift (or ride) from another traveller
- Plastic surgery, surgery to "lift" the skin:
- Rhytidectomy or "face lift", a type of plastic surgery
- Mastopexy or "breast lift", a type of plastic surgery
Other articles related to "lift, lifts":
... An axel lift in pair skating is a movement in which the woman is turned over her partner's head one and a half times ... From a position of holding hands on one side, her partner lifts her with his hand under her armpit and the lift begins from the woman's outside forward edge and ends on ...
... These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Lift Me Up" ... UK CD1/European CD2 "Lift Me Up" - 352 "Lift Me Up" - 357 "Lift Me Up" - 324 "Lift Me Up" - 802 UK CD2/European CD1 "Lift Me Up" - 352 "Live and Let Die ...
... Unlike dance lifts, pair lifts are typically over the man's head ... Most pair lifts are rotational, with the man turning on the ice before setting the lady down a carry lift, by contrast, is a lift without rotation ... A lift's score may be affected by Type of entry – May raise difficulty by entry in spread eagle, arabesque or other position ...
... Press lift The skaters skate facing each other, with the man skating backwards ... They clasp hands and the man pushes forward and up, "pressing" her into the lift ... Hand to hand loop lift The skaters are facing in the same direction ...
... Lift (web framework), a Web application framework for Scala, which runs on the Java Virtual Machine Lift Conference, a conference about the challenges and ...
Famous quotes containing the word lift:
“Too many photographers try too hard. They try to lift photography into the realm of Art, because they have an inferiority complex about their Craft. You and I would see more interesting photography if they would stop worrying, and instead, apply horse-sense to the problem of recording the look and feel of their own era.”
—Jessie Tarbox Beals (18701942)
“[Humanity] has unquestionably one really effective weaponlaughter. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecutionthese can lift at a colossal humbugpush it a littleweaken it a little, century by century; but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.”
—Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (18351910)
“If in madness of delusion, anyone shall lift his parricidal hand against this blessed union ... the arms of thousands will be raised to save it, and the curse of millions will fall upon the head which may have plotted its destruction.”
—Andrew Jackson (17671845)