|process where the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves|
|portion of the earth's surface consisting of disintegrated rock and humus|
|1.||to raise; elevate; lift up|
|2.||to raise morally, spiritually, culturally, etc|
|3.||(Scot), (NZ) to collect (a passenger, parcel, etc); pick up|
|4.||the act, process, or result of lifting up|
|5.||the act or process of bettering moral, social or cultural conditions, etc|
|6.||a. a brassiere for lifting and supporting the breasts|
|b. (as modifier): an uplift bra|
|7.||the process or result of land being raised to a higher level, as during a period of mountain building|
in geology, vertical elevation of the Earth's surface in response to natural causes. Broad, relatively slow and gentle uplift is termed warping, or epeirogeny, in contrast to the more concentrated and severe orogeny, the uplift associated with earthquakes and mountain building. Uplift of the Earth's surface also has occurred in response to the removal of Pleistocene ice sheets through melting and wastage. Such elastic rebound is both measurable and ongoing in southern Canada and in the general Scandinavian area today.
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