Definitions of Lifting

  1. Used in, or for, or by, lifting.

Usage examples for Lifting

  1. See, I can easily carry it," said Betty, lifting it from the grass. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  2. After lifting his hand for silence he shouted the famous cry: " We are here by the will of the people, we shall not go away except by force." – A Royal Prisoner by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  3. Kari smiled gently, and lifting the cloak, shook it out and threw it over what had been Deleroy. – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  4. More than ever I feel the need of raising what is low, and of lifting again what has fallen. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  5. Taking up his desk telephone he called one of the shops, asking: " Have you any heavy work on hand this morning; lifting big castings, or anything like that? – Tom Swift and his Undersea Search or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic by Victor Appleton