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Definition: lift bridge
n : a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow
boats or ships to pass beneath it [syn: drawbridge
English → English
Definition: Lift bridge
1. Act of lifting; also, that which is lifted.
2. The space or distance through which anything is lifted;
as, a long lift. --Bacon.
3. Help; assistance, as by lifting. Hence: A ride in a
vehicle, given by the vehicle's owner to another person as
a favor -- usually in “give a lift”
or “got a lift”
as, to give one a lift in a wagon; Jack gave me a lift
into town. [Colloq.]
[1913 Webster +PJC]
The goat gives the fox a lift. --L'Estrange.
4. That by means of which a person or thing lifts or is
(a) A hoisting machine; an elevator; a dumb waiter.
(b) An exercising machine.
5. A rise; a degree of elevation; as, the lift of a lock in
6. A lift gate. See Lift gate
, below. [Prov. Eng.]
7. (Naut.) A rope leading from the masthead to the extremity
of a yard below; -- used for raising or supporting the end
of the yard.
8. (Mach.) One of the steps of a cone pulley.
9. (Shoemaking) A layer of leather in the heel.
10. (Horology) That portion of the vibration of a balance
during which the impulse is given. --Saunier.
11. A brightening of the spirits; encouragement; as, the
campaign workers got a lift from the President's
. See under Dead
, a kind of drawbridge, the movable part of
which is lifted, instead of being drawn aside.
, a gate that is opened by lifting.
. See Tilt hammer
, a canal lock.
, a lifting pump.
(Windmills), a governor for regulating the
speed by adjusting the sails, or for adjusting the action
of grinding machinery according to the speed.
(Canal Lock), the cross wall at the head of the