lifter definition

  • noun:
    • some body or something like that that lifts or assists in lifting.
    • A weightlifter.
    • A spatula.
    • one that, or that which, lifts.
    • something for raising free sand from the mildew; in addition, a contrivance attached with a cope, to keep the sand collectively as soon as the deal is lifted.
    • One who lifts or raises anything.
    • That by means of which some thing is lifted; an instrument or contrivance for lifting, as a hoisting-apparatus or elevator, a curved arm in a steam-engine for lifting the puppet-valve instantly, a bucket-wheel for raising pulp in a paper-mill, a kitchen utensil for lifting the lids of a stove, etc.
    • A thief; person who lifts something for the intended purpose of purloining it.
    • In founding:
    • among the hooks suspended through the bars of a moldingbox into the mold to aid the sand.
    • an athlete just who lifts barbells
    • a thief who steals products which are in a store

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