fork-lift

forklift

[fawrk-lift]
noun
1.
Also called forklift truck, fork truck. a small vehicle with two power-operated prongs at the front that can be slid under heavy loads and then raised for moving and stacking materials in warehouses, shipping depots, etc.
verb (used with object)
2.
to move or stack by forklift.

Origin:
1940–45; fork + lift

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