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[lif-ter] /ˈlɪf tər/
a person or thing that lifts.
Machinery. a device or machine part used for lifting another part, as a cam used for lifting a valve in an engine.
Origin of lifter
1525-35; lift + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • With jar lifter, remove jars and set upright on towels on a counter.
  • Remove jars from the pot of hot water using a jar lifter.
  • Or speculated about how many tons a determined weight lifter could vertically press before his spine snapped.
  • Behind them is an incredibly muscular hulk, a weight-lifter perhaps.
  • Ridings is the ninth to post that number in the lid-lifter, but first from the late draw.
  • Horizontal stabilizers are an integral part of this robust lifter.
  • Use a scissors lift, load lifter, or pneumatic lifter to raise or lower the load so that it is level with the work surface.
  • Holes drilled at the side of the tunnel of shaft and fired last or next to last, ie, before or after lifter holes.
  • The electrostatic lifter has had limited success when tried on a print of wet origin.

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