Uplift

Definition of Uplift

Up`lift´
v. t.1.To lift or raise aloft; to raise; to elevate; as, to uplift the arm; to uplift a rock.
[imp. & p. p. Uplifting.]
Satan, talking to his nearest mate,
With head uplift above the wave, and eyes
That sparkling blazed.
- Milton.
n.1.(Geol.) A raising or upheaval of strata so as to disturb their regularity and uniformity, and to occasion folds, dislocations, and the like.

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