Lifting

Definition of Lifting

Lift´ing
a.1.Used in, or for, or by, lifting.
Lifting bridge
a lift bridge.
Lifting jack
See 2d Jack, 5.
Lifting machine
See Health lift, under Health.
Lifting pump
a - (Mach.) A kind of pump having a bucket, or valved piston, instead of a solid piston, for drawing water and lifting it to a high level.
b - A pump which lifts the water only to the top of the pump, or delivers it through a spout; a lift pump.
Lifting rod
a vertical rod lifted by a rock shaft, and imparting motion to a puppet valve; - used in the engines of river steamboats.
Lifting sail
(Naut.) one which tends to lift a vessel's bow out of water, as jibs and square foresails.
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