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device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight aerofoil , airfoil , control surface , surface
surface lift where riders hold a bar and are pulled up the hill on their skis Alpine lift , T-bar , T-bar lift
ski lift on which riders (skiers or sightseers) are seated and carried up or down a mountainside; seats are hung from an endless overhead cable chair lift , chairlift
aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades chopper , eggbeater , helicopter , whirlybird
movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag flap , flaps
small industrial vehicle with a power operated forked platform in front that can be inserted under loads to lift and move them forklift
cable car of ski lift car gondola
apparent increase in aerodynamic lift experienced by an aircraft flying close to the ground ground effect
horse trained to lift its feet high off the ground while walking or trotting high stepper , stepper
speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds hydrofoil , hydroplane
muscle that serves to lift some body part (as the eyelid or lip) levator
pump used to lift rather than force a liquid up lift pump
ratio of the gross weight of an airplane to some factor determining its lift loading
lift or suspend an object loft
projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn something lug
rotor consisting of large rotating airfoils on a single-rotor helicopter that produce the lift to support the helicopter in the air main rotor
plastic surgery to lift or reshape the breasts mastopexy
parachute that will lift a person up into the air when it is towed by a motorboat or a car parasail
type of lift having a chain of open compartments that move continually in a loop so that (agile) passengers can step on or off at each floor paternoster
lift higher raise
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